It’s that time year – eggs running out my ears. Now that’s a word picture, huh??? Anyway, I thought I’d share a couple of things I do with eggs besides fry them along with some observations about cooking and storing this easy-to-produce homestead protein source. Continue reading
Maybe I’m stretching the word play just a bit, but here’s how it went. Continue reading
Yesterday I tackled a tiny piece of the mustard patch. We planted this garden late in the fall, not certain if anything would stand the winter. However, we knew for certain that seeds won’t grow in the package so we threw them out there. In the last few weeks of brighter sun and sometimes warmer weather they’ve Continue reading
After experiencing the most lovely, cool spring I can remember (God truly is gracious in our time of need) I believe summer has arrived. The first clue is that everyone in the house is “dewy” by early afternoon, except David who is generally drenched and salt encrusted. Temperatures have been in the mid 90’s, but that’s better than 110. Continue reading
First, the disclaimer: The USDA does not recommend canning bacon and has determined the practice to be unsafe. Once again, nothing you see me do on this blog should in any way be construed as a recommendation that you do the same. I make my own decisions. You’ll have to make yours.
That said, here’s how I can bacon.
Our favorite meals are simple and contain mostly things we can produce here on the homestead. Ham And Potato Chowder fits the bill perfectly. Continue reading