Creating a Life of Plenty! That is the theme of this blog, much of it has to do with gardening, cooking and home projects and those really make me happy, but it is more than that, it is about creating … Continue reading →
January 6, 2015
by admin Comments Off on Fermentation Experimentation!
Say that to the tune of conjunction junction 😉 I am always looking for ways to preserve our harvests and ways to make more things at home…fermenting vegetables is a win win in this area. Fermentation is one of the … Continue reading →
January 5, 2015
by admin Comments Off on Planning the 2015 Garden
This year’s planning has gone on much longer than in previous years. There are a few reasons for that. One, we added a lot of gardening space in the front bed last year. Secondly, we added multiple raised beds, additional … Continue reading →
January 4, 2015
by admin Comments Off on Now You’re NOT Cooking with Gas!
I have wanted to experiment with fireplace cooking for some time. The idea of warming the house and cooking a meal seemed very novel to me. Not having grown up in a pioneer family, we usually reserved our alternative cooking … Continue reading →
January 2, 2015
by admin Comments Off on What to do with your winter squash!
If you grew winter squashes like butternut or acorn or any heritage breed, you are probably running out of uses for the delicious, hearty and hardy fruits of your labor. From roasted squash, to squash puree and of course soup, … Continue reading →
January 2, 2015
by admin Comments Off on Cold Days and Hot Bread!
Le pain est la vie!!!! I love making bread! I don’t get a chance with my busy work schedule to bake as much as I would like, but when I get the opportunity, the first thing I want to make … Continue reading →