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 […]
For those who have followed my blog for any amount of time, you’ll know that I’m in love with historic recipes. I’m particularly fond of Mary Randolph’s The Virginia Housewife, namely because I am a Virginian Housewife. The Virginia Housewife is the first cookbook written and published in the US. Published in 1860, it was […]
If you love to garden, you know how important pollinators are! Bees provide us with both delicious honey and beneficial beeswax. Beeswax is the perfect natural ingredient to add to cosmetics, healing balms, and other helpful household items. Making solid perfume with a creamy texture is very simple and easy. Solid perfume is perfect for […]
My favorite treat growing up on the ranch was my mom’s homemade ice cream. We didn’t get it very often which made it even more special! It seemed like it took days for that old ice cream maker to work its magic. My sister, dad, and I would watch my mom fish out the paddle […]
Do whole chickens intimidate you? Cutting up whole chickens is really very easy and many people don’t know how. Let me show you, step by step, just how simple it is!
This post will share with you a wonderful homemade cocktail resource, the author of “The Thinking Girls Guide to Drinking” Ariane Resnick, and her tips for preparing healthful, homemade cocktails.