A trip to the garden to grab some cucumbers for a delicious down-home salad sends me on a trip down memory lane. Do you remember this recipe from your grandmother's kitchen table?
Let me share with you the finer nuances of canning using recipes that have been handed through the generations.
Homemade pickles and relish are staples around our house, but growing cucumbers can be a real challenge.
Here's an authentic recipe for buttery cookies using the addition of almond flour.
An easy way to make beautiful and tasty pumpkin pickles.
An old-fashioned ginger cookie recipe inspired a tasty new version!
On the watch for summer vegetable-eating insects.
A paragraph or two on what different people consider comfort foods.
This delicious breakfast takes a little while to make but it's worth the wait!
Biscotti is a delicate, crisp Italian cookie that's filled with nutty goodness. My recipe has been tweaked a bit to make it even healthier. And there are lots of suggested "tweaks" you can try out as well!
The author, worn out from an extraordinarily busy week at the ranch, offers an easy chicken recipe. Great for when you're worn out or know you are going to be.
Did you know that homemade marshmallows are really easy? They're also super-yummy, you can make them different flavors, and they melt like magic in your hot cocoa. Perfect for the holidays!
You can find thousands of recipes on the internet but you can't find your memories. Recipe cards remind of friends and family who shared their best recipes with us; generations of love on handwritten cards.
Susan finally learned to appreciate homemade mincemeat after becoming a homesteader and canner. Bringing back wonderful memories of childhood, mincemeat is now a holiday staple at her house.
A recipe for my mom's famous Oatmeal Molasses Cookies.
Like all occupations, farming has its challenges. For that matter, so does life. In the midst of our busy days, we need to notice those good moments.
Mush is a tradition at our house. Anytime the family is together there will be at least one batch of mush.
A Wilson family tradition - homemade cinnamon rolls.
Recipe for guacamole and ways to use it.
My childhood favourite pecan pie.
At first glance a dinner party and hunting knife don't seem to go together but then you probably don't know Ethan Becker or his mother or grandmother.
Fond childhood memories stimulated from this month’s Capper’s Farmer Magazine edition.
Making the classic pot pie with rabbit meat.
New Orleans inspired the recipe for BBQ Shrimp.
These hamburger buns will replace your storebought ones.
The author got more than she bargained for when she decided to try growing Walla Walla onions.
Super easy to make and ever so scrumptious - a recipe from the old farm.
A cool creamy coconut pie is just right for Summer time.
A celebration of family for Thanksgiving.
When our family gets together, I am always asked to make our mom’s homemade rolls. These rolls are so easy and so delicious, especially hot out of the oven. Now that I am sharing our family recipe, you have no excuse not to make them yourself.
Ways to use the convenient packages of broccoli slaw found in supermarkets.
Thanksgiving on the farm and a recipe for Turkey Potpie.
A blog about my memories of apples from childhood, about the struggle to keep more variety options and a recipe for Chunky Apple Cake.
A recipe for french onion soup and hints for success.
For a first attempt at baking this iconic Irish recipe, I think it came out all right.
Peach Cobbler, it's a Southern classic and so easy to make. The basic recipe is so easy a child can make it but you can add your own flair with special spices or even change the fruit to what's fresh and available in your area.
What to plant in a fall garden and how.
Beat winter's chill with this delicious, made-from-scratch chai tea!
Pumpkin muffins aren't just for the Thanksgiving season. We love these muffins all year round.
A home-cooked dessert for comfort and citrus bliss.
Take a walk back in history with this bean recipe that originated in the days of the Spanish missions of California.
As a chef and farmer, my days are full of work, and yet I always stop and make time to enjoy seasonal produce as it comes to market. I have such a fondness for anything raspberry - my love for this fruit goes a long way back.
This post is about blueberry picking at my local pick-your-own farm. It includes a quick and easy blueberry bread recipe.
This blog is about handling “suprise” guests on your farm - something new to a city girl. It gives you a quick, simple and traditional recipe to have on hand for unexpected guests.