I threw this recipe together for my mom’s birthday party and everyone raved about it so I promised to share the recipe. That was two weeks ago. At the time I made it my fridge was full of vegetables that I needed to use up and since I fell victim to my own overcommitting nature [...]
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Dear Canning, I’m just not into you. I love mason jars, though. Thanks, Jamie I don’t make it a secret that I don’t like to can. I feel like it’s one of those situations where I can embrace technology and make traditional homesteading a little easier without going all the way over to “the dark [...]
Hi. I have not fallen off the face of the planet. I have been spending every spare minute working on the E-Book I was telling you about last week and am just putting the finishing touches on it. It will include 11 delicious Tanzanian-inspired recipes with color photos and it will be available for download [...]
Last week I brought my sweet potato hummus to BADSEED Farmer’s Market to share with the vendors and customers in celebration of the last winter market of the season. I promised Stan Biggs of Bigg Blue Farm in Mosby, MO, that I would share the recipe with them so they can add it to their [...]
Since Thanksgiving is just one day away, I thought I would share some of my favorite festive recipes. You know, just in case you are still wondering what to grace your table with. I will be making a Cranberry Apple Cake from Barefoot Contessa How Easy Is That?: Fabulous Recipes & Easy Tips.
After reading this post you will see there is no reason to ever buy cream cheese again. And after tasting homemade cream cheese you will forget that store bought is even an option. True, it’s not as “convenient” as buying it, but what are you really buying? Read the ingredients and you’ll see what you [...]
This week almost slipped by me without posting a lunch idea. This is going to be a quick one, but without a doubt is the best: homemade applesauce. Nothing you buy at the store compares. Nothing. There are many different ways you can make it, but I’m going to share my preferred method. It’s hands-off [...]
Last week I vowed to post a school lunch recipe or idea every week and I intend to follow through with that. I’m hoping by making such a bold promise to my readers that I will be forced to keep my son’s lunches interesting, thereby increasing my chances of success. It will also get me [...]
Now into our third week of school, I think I am finally getting back into the routine. Ah….routine. Call me a “type A”, but the structure does make life easier. Like most things in life, though, it doesn’t come without a cost. What I gain in efficiency, I lose in control — control over what [...]
***Updated 7/13/10: We taught this class tonight to a great group of women from Cruise Holidays and thought it would be good to revisit these recipes as we are now fully emerged into Farmer’s Market season. Hope you are enjoying it as much as I am!! I am pretty sure that this is my favorite night of the 6 [...]