This Cucumber and Onion Salad, sometimes called Cucumbers and Onions or Ice Box Pickles (as my grandma would have called it), has been passed along in my family for a few generations.
Archives for August 2014
All fruits and vegetables taste better straight from the garden or fresh from the farmer’s market. This is truer for tomatoes than any other produce. When it comes to flavor, tomatoes are my pick. Canning tomatoes at the peak of ripeness is a delicious way to preserve that flavor and enjoy it throughout the rest of the year.
Canning Peaches is a great way to preserve your own harvest or put up this sweet fruit from your local Farmer’s Market.
Peach Butter is a delicious thick and creamy spread you can use just like apple butter. My kids love it on toast or a bagel in the morning for breakfast. Making Peach Butter is pretty simple.
Making homemade laundry detergent powder is super convenient. It takes just two tablespoons per load, so I am sending some off to college with my son this fall.
My daughters are arriving at the age when they need to start planning their future homes. I feel this is about junior high age. It’s time for them to take things I have been teaching them for so many years and gathering them together in a Home Management Binder.