Tag: healthy cooking
I Finally Conquered Kraut!
The cabbage in my garden is growing quickly and I will be able to save so much more this year with the fermenting process. If you are not growing cabbage, stop by a local farmer’s market and buy a nice crisp head of cabbage and try this easy yummy recipe.
Spring Break on the Homestead
Spring is here! My yard is full of blooms, the trees are blooming, we are planning to get some baby chicks soon, and… it was snowing a couple of days ago. In Kentucky spring can be a wild weather season. It might be 70 degrees tomorrow, but today it feels like winter. We have several…
Spring is Coming
Spring is coming on the homestead. Although, today it would be hard to tell because a lovely snow has covered our March ground. But there have been a few days of sunshine and warmer temperatures. Spring is my favorite season. The weeds have not had time to grow and hopeful little flowers are blooming throughout…
Homestead Kitchen, Cooking on a Snowy Day, Trying New Things
On cold snowy days here on the homestead, I tend to cook a little more than normal. We are home from work and school and not planning to go anywhere. I rather enjoy days when my homesteader husband has the wood burning stove going and I am warming the kitchen by cooking. Here are some…
Homemade Dried Cranberries (Craisins); Cheaper and Less Sugar
As the winter weather has arrived in Kentucky, I have had a little more time to try some new things in the kitchen. One of my Christmas presents this year was a new dehydrator, a COSORI Dehydrator. I was thinking I would have to wait until summer or harvest to try using my new dehydrator. …
Healthier Treats, Yummy Spelt Flour Chocolate Chip Cookies
Like many of you, my goal for the new and every year is to improve my health by making healthier choices. A couple of years ago we found out that my homesteader husband is diabetic. We changed several things about our lifestyle in order to help him manage his diabetes. One of the things I…
It’s All About the Brine
It’s All About the Brine !! Several years ago I discovered Brine. I am not talking about my first cousin Brian, only you southern people got that joke. Shout out to Brian hope you are doing well. Brining is a great Turkey Day prep that will put you one step closer to poultry success. It…