Have you bought a Pickling Spice blend at the store? It usually looks bland and colorless, has a high proportion of the cheapest ingredients, and not much of anything else. That’s why I started making our own. Homemade Picking Spice allows you to experiment with different flavors and spice up your pickling game! Basic Pickling […]
What is better on a lazy Sunday morning than a stack of piping hot pancakes dripping with butter and your best maple syrup? Not very much! Aside from having them made by someone else (who also does the washing), using the easiest pancake recipe ever to make a delicious breakfast may be the next best […]
A beautiful and simple way of preserving the delicate onion flavor of chive flowers.
The results are in! We now know how to get big results when growing sweet potatoes. A while back I posted How to Start Sweet Potatoes At Home where I tried three methods of starting sweet potatoes at home, one of which I had already had success with. Now we know which ones give big […]
Many years ago we had a neighbor who would bake Irish Soda Bread. Every St Patrick’s Day, Judy or her husband would run a loaf across the road to us, packaged and perfect for St Patrick’s Day afternoon tea. When we moved to Wisconsin I continued the tradition. I never had Judy’s recipe, so I […]
If you are like me and making the most of citrus season, you may have a lot of rinds starting to accumulate. This is a How-To to create your own easy Lemon Vinegar for Cleaning. The process works for any citrus but lemon is my favorite and I love the grease-cutting power, antimicrobial properties, and […]