Sourdough Pizza Crust

Today is a very gray, rainy summer day in the Midwest. The amount of rain we've received over the past few weeks is definitely not normal for this time of year, so I'm looking for ways to enjoy the time inside (even when we'd rather be outdoors). Dinner tonight will be a weekend favorite: ham... Continue Reading →

Honey Sweetened Mug Brownie

My husband and I sat down for a movie night last week and before long my sweet tooth started nudging me. Ice cream or a yogurt parfait are my normal go-to's, but neither of those were available at the time. So I pulled out an old winter favorite: a warm, homemade, fudgy brownie in a... Continue Reading →

How to Can Homemade Applesauce

There's nothing quite like homemade cinnamon applesauce. The store bought stuff just can't compare! You can find my homemade applesauce recipe here. It's extremely easy to make and absolutely delicious. In fact, you may struggle to keep the family out of it so you can store it away! I enjoy making a large batch of... Continue Reading →

How to Can With a Water Bath Canner

Processing food with a water bath canner is one of the best ways to learn how to can because it isn't overly complicated and less intimidating than using a pressure canner. Keep in mind: There are certain foods that you can safely preserve using the water bath method, but there are others that I do... Continue Reading →

How to Start a Sourdough Starter

If you are new here you will soon discover my love of sourdough. Like so many other people, I began my sourdough journey this past summer. I had no idea there were so many uses for sourdough besides bread. I’ve made pancakes, waffles, tortillas, biscuits, cake, cookies, and so much more! Here’s how to get... Continue Reading →

Crock Pot Cinnamon Applesauce

Store-bought applesauce just can't compete with the homemade, good-stuff. I guarantee that once you make it yourself you'll never want anything but homemade applesauce. Before I give you all the details, let's start off with a little disclaimer. There are so many different varieties of apples that'll work just fine for applesauce. A lot of... Continue Reading →

How to Make Homemade Butter

I find joy in making food from scratch, so I was excited to learn that I could use my blender to make homemade butter! Now this recipe is not 100% from scratch...I don't have access to fresh cream from cows milk, but this is the best I can do for now. What You Need 16... Continue Reading →

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