Category: Cooking

The Easiest Meat To Can is Ugly Chicken

The Easiest Meat To Can is Ugly Chicken

The Easiest Meat To Can is Ugly Chicken-Raw Packed. Cut boneless and skinless into 1 inch pieces and place in pint or quart jars leaving 1 and 1/4 inch head space at the top. Debubble the jars then wipe the top of the jar before 

Baking Bread Take Two

Baking Bread Take Two

A few years ago, I made a New Year’s resolution to not buy any bread at the store for a year, I would bake it. Great resolution right? I had no idea how to bake bread I turned to you tube and learned how to 

Bagels for Breakfast

Bagels for Breakfast

Bagels for Breakfast…There’s nothing better than on a weekend morning, especially a fresh one with a cup of tea. Using the recipe from Kevin at Living Traditions Homestead, I doubled the amounts and combined all ingredients together in the mixer, and putting the yeast in 

Canned Hot and Spicy Chicken

Canned Hot and Spicy Chicken

Canned Hot and Spicy Chicken, I can’t believe it. I have made this 5x in the last month and each time there was not enough left to can.

Shelf Stable Meat, I Canned Pork Butt!

Shelf Stable Meat, I Canned Pork Butt!

Shelf Stable Meat and all its goodness made at home and not by Big Ag. Can this get any better? I must say first that other than bacon and the occasional pork chop, I had not heard about Pork Butt also known as Pork Loin. 

The 30 Day Pantry Challenge

The 30 Day Pantry Challenge

The 30 Day Pantry Challenge is a challenge made by Three Rivers Homestead on YouTube and this year,we are giving a try.  The exceptions are different for each family and to start Jan. 1st.  My family started  our 3- day on Dec. 29th. I wanted 

Eggs Are Not Just for Breakfast

Eggs Are Not Just for Breakfast

Spinach, berries, and eggs in butter sauce (Irish Butter) Eggs are not just for breakfast. Eggs are filled with vitamin and nutrients and can be eaten for any meal even a snack. Eggs are a complete protein and a natural source of vitamins and minerals. 

Cabbage, the Overlooked Veggie

White Bean and Cabbage Soup Makes 6 servings 1 tbsp olive oil 3 cups sliced cabbage 2 peeled and sliced carrots 3-5 minced garlic gloves (depending on how much you like garlic!) 1/4 tsp pepper 1 tsp thyme 4 cups water 1 and 1/2 cubes 

Dr. Pepper Chocolate Cake – Yum!

Dr. Pepper Chocolate Cake – Yum!

Dr. Pepper Chocolate Cake- Yum! I’ve recently taken an interest in a channel on YouTube called Glen and Friends I don’t know anything about Glen, whether he’s a chef or just someone that likes to be in the kitchen cooking and baking. Glen and I 

Shopping Carefully Grocery Haul

Shopping Carefully Grocery Haul

This grocery trip was to Grocery Outlet. Since the crazy, we had to expand out to other stores looking for the foods that I want for my family. Some or all of the foods on their shelves are from other stores that have too much 

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. 

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. 

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,