If you’ve got hens, sometimes you get a stockpile of eggs. Chickens lay so well in the spring, it doesn’t take long to get several cartons stacked up. We think there’s nothing better than a pickled egg or two with lunch or with a beer as a late afternoon nibble. I make my own and it is really […]
Vegetable gardening is supposed to be fun, right? It should be! It is so tempting to plant a huge garden with dreams of preserving most of it and having fresh healthy veggies all season long. Wonderful to see all those rows of food, glorious food. Dreaming of my garden always starts in the dead of […]
It’s the great dilemma, isn’t it? Healthy food can be far more expensive than less healthy options. But for whatever reason, we want to save money and eat healthy. The two can seem likely completely conflicting goals at times. It is possible to figure out how to eat healthy and be frugal.
With winter in full swing and snow blanketing every surface, the bears are soundly hibernating in their dens, most plants are laying quietly dormant underground, and I have mostly limited my activities to sitting by the wood stove and drinking tea, but hardy as ever, wintergreen didn’t get the memo. As it’s name suggests, wintergreen, […]
While I would do a lot to get my hands on an excalibur dehydrator, they are expensive and use a lot of electricity. Until I have the means to get one, I’ve been experimenting with alternative methods of dehydrating food and herbs. I haven’t had much luck simply air drying many herbs, so I’m always […]
We love pizza – fast, nutritious and tasty. We also love this pizza crust recipe and use it for every single pizza we create. Here’s a recipe for Sicilian Pizza Crust – get a batch of dough ready and toss the extras in the freezer for next time. Then, add whatever toppings you like or have on […]