If you have wooden cutting boards (which you should, because they are safer than plastic!) or wooden cooking utensils, then you need to know how to take care of them properly. You can use mineral oil to prevent warps, cracks or dull looking wooden kitchen items. Read on to see how to properly maintain your […]
So you were given a cast iron pan! Now what?! Don’t worry one little bit! Here is why you should use your cast iron cookware, tips for cooking with it and how to care and clean it! You’ll be hooked on Cast Iron Cookware in no time!
We live in a day of modern conveniences but still don’t seem to have time to do the things we want to do. Let’s be real. No one ever gets it “all” done. That long list of things to do is part of the joy and frustration of being a homesteader. When we add the […]
Pot roast and veggies is a super easy meal right? It can be! But what about when your roast is really dry and your veggies are overcooked? I’m definitely guilty of serving dry roast. But not any more, not now that I know this trick! This EASY secret to a perfect pot roast will blow […]
We’ve all been there… Tears streaming down our faces as we determinedly continue cutting onions! With as much canning as I tend to do, and all the bulk cooking too, I’m often cutting large quantities of onions. What I’m about to share with you is one of my all time favorite kitchen tips. Cutting onions […]
Since I live out in the country, when I don’t have an ingredient on hand, it’s not very handy to pop out to the store to pick up what I need. Over the years I’ve found an assortment of kitchen substitutions that have worked well for me, so I thought I would put them all […]