Category: Home Cooking

I can’t say I am building up a food storage …

I can’t say I am building up a food storage …

I can’t say I am building up a food storage, my family eats up what is in the pantry too quick. This canning project from our recent grocery trip (2x a month) provides more flexibility to what meals we eat and when during the week. Read More…

Canning Up Ground Beef

What can be made with ground beef? Nachos, tacos, burritos, sloppy joes, poorman’s meal for starters. It takes so much less time to assemble a meal when the meat is ready than going through a drive through lane and getting an overpriced burger and fries. Read More…

Blinded by Grandma’s Pound Cake.

Blinded by Grandma’s Pound Cake.

When I was really young, my grandmother would start the cold mornings with freshly baked poundcake and a cup of English Breakfast tea. As I got older, she made it at different times and shared her recipe with me. Much later when she moved on, Read More…

Hats off to Tina Manley

Hats off to Tina Manley

Hi Busy Mama Reader, This is a pic that I must share. This is the food storage room of one, Tina Manely. She is part of the same canning group, Rebel Canners on FB. My first response when I saw her picture was WOW and Read More…

Super Easy Recipe to Can Peach Jam !

Super Easy Recipe to Can Peach Jam !

Looking for a super easy recipe to can peach jam? You found it! Ingredients 6 lbs of peaches- rinsed well, 6 1/2 cups of sugar, and 1/4 cup of lemon juice. Directions: Rinse 6 lbs of peaches well and put in pot, pour sugar over Read More…

Super Easy Recipe to Can Apricot Jam !

Super Easy Recipe to Can Apricot Jam !

Looking for a super easy recipe to can apricot jam? You found it! Ingredients 4lbs Apricots- rinsed well, 5 1/2 cups of sugar, and 4 tablespoons of lemon juice. Directions: Rinse 4 lbs of Apricots well and put in pot, pour sugar over apricots, place Read More…

It Is Canning TIme!

It Is Canning TIme!

The best help ever Outlaw Canners on FB Youtube : Suttons Daze Click here to check out Suttons Daze on Youtube

Homemade Plum Jam made with …

Homemade Plum Jam made with …

You thought I would write love, huh? too corny.. made with fun maybe. Homemade Plum Jam made with organic plums, organic sugar, and no pectin. Sure was good, I kept some for us and gave jars away.

Don’t let it’s Size Freak You Out!

Don’t let it’s Size Freak You Out!

Don’t let it’s Size Freak You Out! The canner was so big that I put it in the cabinet and left it there. Three years ago I watched a video on pressure canning and I liked the idea so much that I bought canner online Read More…

Pizza – Gone in Very Little Time.

Pizza – Gone in Very Little Time.

I would have had pics of all three pizzas but the boys at two of them in seconds.

Homemade Bagels

Homemade Bagels

The best bagel is toasted just right sliced in half, topped with cream cheese, a slice of onion, and a slice of tomato. And if at all possible, a nice piece of lox. Yum!

Making My First Batch of Chicken Noodle Soup. :)

Like 2018, where I made the resolution to make all breads and tortillas our family consumed the whole year, I started 2019 with the pledge to learn how to make our favorite soups from scratch and to learn how to can. Tonight I made chicken Read More…

Amish White Bread- Winner!

Amish White Bread- Winner!

Amish White Bread- Winner! Big Family HomesteadA Shout Out to Big Family Homestead on Youtube! I have been learning how to bake bread by watching your videos. Thanks! So below is my latest accomplishment in the baking , Amish White Bread. French bread was a Read More…

I Made A Resolution in 2018

I Made A Resolution in 2018

I made a resolution in 2018 that I would no longer purchase tortillas, bread, bagels, pizza etc.. that all of it had to be made at home. Today is 2/5, I have not blown it yet and everyone really likes it. 🙂 Dinner tonight was Read More…