My sister in law got me interested in making yogurt, but I wasn't brave enough to try it right away. Finally I did my research online, and tried several different styles before I chose this method. Currently, I leave everything in the crockpot until I'm ready to transfer to jars and put in the fridge, … Continue reading Crock-Pot Homemade Yogurt
This vintage Coleslaw recipe hails from Pennsylvania - Amish Country. 🙂 My Grandma gave me this recipe. Just for the record, I haven't changed it, and I have never tasted a coleslaw as good. This would be best with homemade Mayo. 1 Head Cabbage 2 large Carrots Peel Cabbage and Carrots, then chunk and run … Continue reading Grandma’s Coleslaw
We aren't huge lentil fans, but we really enjoyed this soup! The Split Peas cook down to nothing, and help thicken the soup. The flavor of this soup really hit home for me. 🙂 One Ham bone with a bit of extra meat still stuck 3-4 Quarts water Boil for around 2-4 hours. Strain. Scrape … Continue reading Ham-bone Lentil Soup
This Lemonade recipe passes the Kid Test! 🙂 This is the first time I've tried Lemonade with fresh lemons... I know... how pitiful is that? But anyhow... I tried it... my child helped me, and we both loved it. Win-Win situation all around. Enjoy! FRESH LEMONADE 1 c. fresh squeezed lemon juice (about 7 lemons) … Continue reading Fresh Lemonade
I've been making bread since I was 12... but recently I decided to play around with Sourdough. I have had quite a few fails, which is a little bit humiliating. I started out with a whole wheat sourdough starter, and we just couldn't handle how sour the bread was turning out. So I did some … Continue reading Soft, Mild Sourdough Bread
I love being able to use ingredients that are simple and cheap. This DIY Chicken Bouillon Recipe fits the bill!
This is a recipe I created to utilize the cheap staple... Potatoes... along with a variety of other vegetables. Feel free to mix it up, leave out vegetables, or add different ones. 🙂 I chop my potatoes very small... think bite-size. They cook faster that way, and my little people can handle them better.