Harvesting tomatoes is over! Tomato Sauce, here we come ...
We had a freeze here and that has put an end to our garden's production. I must admit, I am not unhappy about it--maybe even a little glad?
Please do not get me wrong. I have been so thankful for all the produce. I am just ready for ...
One of the most frequently asked questions is, "How do you do it with so many children?" My response---You do what you want! We have never driven new cars, followed the latest clothing fads or had a large entertainment budget for dining out, going to the theater etc.
OK, I admit that with 8 still at home, living ...
Two years ago, a lifestyle change? You would never have convinced me that our lives would take such a turn!
Back then, my hubby was employed in a well paying job, home educating was going smoothly, I even had all the children's music lessons scheduled on 1 day (quite an accomplishment, as this was the most ...
The following is a sweet soup recipe from my mother-in-law.
Because of our family size I start with a med-lrg, fresh, pumpkin, remove seeds and skin and then cook it according to the following recipe in a 3 gallon stockpot.
The recipe is, however, very flexible, and works well either increasing or decreasing the amounts given.
Pumpkin Soup with Dumplings
20c pumpkin ...
What do you think of when you think of pumpkin pie? For most people, it would probably be Thanksgiving or at least Fall. At least, that it what I think use to think of! But now, since our garden produces pummpkins so well, and I have learned how easy it is to freeze, we have pupmkin pies ...
A good pie crust recipe is a "must have" for all kitchens! The following recipe is so easy and works every time!
Blend to course meal:
3c whole wheat flour, preferably sprouted (where to buy sprouted flour)
1 1/2c tallow - homemade or purchased from grass-fed animals
1/4tsp salt (where to buy REAL salt)
Mix in measuring cup:
4Tbsp cold water
1 Tbsp white vinegar
Freezing is the only answer!
Today, as I looked at the mound of pumpkins in my laundry room, swarming with fruit flies, I decided it was time to step up the processing! Now, they are not going bad, mind you, but I have discovered that fruit fly swarms are one of the hidden (and not talked about) ...
Yes, it is October and pumpkins are prolific, if not from your garden, in the stores. They are not only economical but delicious!
Freezing pumpkin is so simple and a great way to save money while enjoying their great taste in the winter.
My newly found "favorite" way to freeze pumpkin, is to simply clean out the ...
If you have a garden or a source of pumpkins, I hope you have learned how easy it is to freeze this delicious squash! Having frozen pumpkin is invaluable in the following recipe. Here is a favorite recipe that never fails and is a great last minute addition to any meal or served alone. Our family ...
This Blog was inspired by family and friends who thought my family’s experiences would benefit others if they only knew of them.
So, instead of writing a book, I’ll be posting various things I and my family do and why.
If any of this helps you thru a hard time or expands your vision, GREAT! Please drop ...