We have a soda stream and the syurp add-ins are full of high fructose corn syrup, preservatives, and other stuff I really don’t want my family to have. The next best thing? Make my own syrup to add! I tried it, we loved it, and so I decided to make a huge batch to have […]
“Despair is most often the offspring of ill-preparedness” Don Williams Jr
Why can butter when it freezes so beautifully? Well, there are about a bajillion reasons, but I’ll share with you some of the ones that are most important to me. Power outtages won’t effect the quality soft butter is always at hand, and you don’t have to deal with the cold hard butter on bread […]
Did you know? Salt preserves foods by creating a hostile environment for certain microorganisms. Within foods, salt brine dehydrates bacterial cells, alters osmotic pressure and inhibits bacterial growth and subsequent spoilage. Salting fish made long-range explorations possible in the age of sailing ships.
First, let me say that I like to have lots of broth on hand. Especially after canning chicken, I have lots to go around. You will always find some form of bone broth in my fridge, and on my pantry shelves. It’s so great to have it on hand for making risotto, soups, gravies, ect. […]
She is like the merchant ships, bringing her food from afar. She gets up while it is still dark; she provides food for her family and portions for her servant girls. Proverbs 31:14-15 (NIV)