Snacks & Sides

Pumpkin Seed Taste Test

Recipes

My husband LOVES Halloween and we have FIVE kids, so that means LOTS of jack-o-lanterns.  And LOTS of seeds. I checked out THIS POST to remind myself how to cook them.  I was really dreading unloading the oven of all my cast iron.  Two dutch ovens plus skillets and lids?  Ugh. Luckily for me, Step 9 of that […]

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Recipes From Tarryall Ranch: Cowboy Beans

Recipes

Another recipe from my buddy Bex at Tarryall River Ranch in beautiful CO, this time a standard of ranch cooking: Cowboy Beans At the ranch after a day of riding and hiking/biking (don’t fall into the gold mine) and swimming or fly fishing, this is a SIDE DISH. At home, though, after a day of […]

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Southern Greens Tutorial

Recipes

You will need: 1lbs of frozen greens, we like collards best “drippins” from 1/2 lb bacon salt garlic powder, onion powder (optional) stevia or other sweetener 1. Cook bacon and save the fat. 2. Pour fat from 1/2 lbs bacon into the frozen greens. Add salt, garlic and onion powder to taste. 3. Add as […]

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Turnips Twelve Ways–Recipe Round-Up

Main Dishes

Thanks to the many, delicious responses to my plea for ways to prepare the huge basket of turnips I harvested, I have a great selection now. I didn’t want to hog them all to myself, though, especially since many of the suggestions came direct to email instead of in the comments.  Here is a round […]

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Homemade Cheez-Its

Breads

The following is a fabulous guest post from Kris Bordessa of Attainable Sustainable.  Do me a favor and go say something nice on her blog or her facebook page so she’ll write more of these for us!    After reading my true confession about Cheez-Its, a reader took pity on me and sent a recipe […]

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