Autumn garden harvests during September and October can contribute to making the most delicious recipes! As the leaves begin to fall and the weather begins to cool down, more time is spent indoors snacking during the day and feasting with family during the night. That sweet scented aroma of baking pies and breads fills the […]
Dandelions aren’t weeds; they are nutritious, easy to find and one of the first early Spring fresh treats here in the North. Since we never use chemical sprays here, we know the Dandelions growing in our yard are totally organic! Have you heard of Dandelion Jelly? I made some of my own this year – […]
Spring on a northern homestead, what a wonderful time of year! Along with Asparagus and Jerusalem Artichokes, another early plant in our gardens in Rhubarb. Even just 2 Rhubarb plants will give you a large enough harvest to eat fresh, plus enough to do some preserving. Here are 8 great ways to use and preserve Rhubarb (with […]
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In my mind, no summer is complete without red, luscious raspberries! When harvest season rolls around, I have a difficult time actually using them. A winter freezer without whole, frozen raspberries is like a bank account without money! I usually talk myself into sacrificing half the berries for a few cordials, a batch or two […]
One of our favourite special dinners is when we make Japanese Chicken. It’s zingy and just dang delicious. If I have a lot of chicken pieces, I just double the sauce recipe. The secret with this dish is to be sure to baste it several times. Since we raise meat birds, we often use our homegrown […]