Old Fashioned Fish Stock

It seems like autumn is the season when preserving the harvest from land and sea is at full swing! Kitchens across the world at at their busiest, and ours is no exception. We are in the mountains and landlocked (not near an ocean), however, we were blessed with a huge donated load of wild caught... Continue Reading →

Old-Fashioned, Simple Pot Roast

One of the easiest dinners to make is a simple pot roast! Every Sunday my mother would put a roast in the slow cooker, early in the morning, and get it to cooking. We would wake up to the comforting aroma, get ready for church, go to church, come home and...dig in. We couldn't wait!... Continue Reading →

Old-Fashioned Orange Marmalade

Marmalade is a very ancient method of preserving fruits and can be traced back to the ancient Greeks, who passed it on to the Romans, who traded and taught other cultures the art of preserving fruit, mostly using honey as the sweetener rather than the modern sugar. One thing I love about marmalade, is that... Continue Reading →

Fall Mushroom Find!

To view the how-to video, click here to go to my channel! https://rumble.com/vb9q59-foraging-and-processing-wild-honey-mushrooms.html?mref=6lled&mc=29ypj Subscribe to get access Read more of this content when you subscribe today. Log in Exploring along our creek bed the other day, I came upon this beautiful cluster of "honey" mushrooms (armillaria sp.) and harvested a full 5-gal bucket of them!... Continue Reading →

Prickly Pear

A few weeks ago I harvested prickly pear fruit from around our yard for the first time and made homemade jelly from it.  I posted a few pics on Facebook, and Marco Poloed some of my family members throughout the process.  I had so many questions and comments, I thought I would organize the process, pictures,... Continue Reading →

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