Tasty Tuesday–Break Away from that Box! Meals on the Shelf mini-series…

Happy Tasty Tuesday to ya! I was thrilled to get so many good emails and comments  about yesterday's post on Five Meals you can Heat and Eat using a pressure canner. I know when we [...]

5 Meals you can Heat and Eat….Make it Yourself Monday….

Happy Make-It-Yourself-Monday Morning  to ya! I had a busy weekend trying to potty train two Littles and that took up a majority of my time, instead of being able to blog, so I just relied [...]

Old Fashioned Donuts…A Special treat for Tasty Tuesday…

Go ahead. Drool. That is exactly what we did as we mixed up this batter, rolled it out,  cut it and then slowly dropped them one by one into the hot oil and watched them [...]

Learning to Preserve the Basics—-Combining it ALL for Great Meals…

I cant tell you how many times these last two days worth of posts have gone through my mind  in the last two weeks. I will be making something in my kitchen and simply grab [...]

Why I dehydrate browned hamburger and make jerky rock hard for the cupboard….Learning to Preserve the Basics Day Four

Good morning! We only have a few more days left of this series on and I want to make sure that if you have missed any of the days you will have access to it! [...]

What to do with Meats…….Learning to Preserve the Basics (day four)

Happy Monday Morning to you all! I am very excited about the rest of this week as we touch on a few other items and ways of preserving that we do here at the real [...]

Learning to Preserve the Basics—Why I buy frozen veggies 20 bags at a time…

What a fun series this has been for me to put out! I wanted quickly to add some tips to the days past: For Day One  where I teach you the whys and hows of [...]

Learning to Preserve the Basics—The Beauty of Dried Beans….

Welcome back to Day two of our newest series: If you missed the first day, just click here to catch up. Today is another easy tutorial on a staple food that many cultures and climates [...]

Learning to Preserve the Basics—Canning and using potatoes

Good morning to you!  Although it is a Thursday, we are kicking off a new series that is designed to teach you how to preserve the basics in your home and learn how to use [...]

Make It Yourself Monday—Crockpot Yogurt Made Easy! (plus two other recipes using it!)

Happy Make-It-Yourself-Monday to you! You know, this day of the week is quickly becoming a favorite as it gives me a chance to share with you some of the simple and fun things we do [...]

Double Batch Cooking with Enchilada Filling…

Good morning! I decided to break with my traditional writing of my Thoughtful Thursday, and instead give you a little glimpse today into some of the things I do regularly to keep my family fed, [...]

Citrus Sunshine Breakfast Cake for those Dark and Dreary Winter mornings…

I am quite sure if you listen to the news lately, no matter where you live in the United States (and possibly elsewhere) you know that my state, Minnesota, is experiencing some of the coldest [...]