Archives for August 2014

Cucumber and Onion Salad

With an overabundance of cucumbers this time of year, it’s sometimes difficult to find ways to use them up. You can only make so much relish and … [Read more...]

Canning Tomatoes

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. … [Read more...]

Canning Peaches

Canning Peaches is a great way to preserve your own harvest or put up this sweet fruit from your local Farmer's Market. Every year we get many bushels … [Read more...]

Peach Butter

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 … [Read more...]

Homemade Laundry Detergent Powder

 Making homemade laundry detergent powder is super convenient. It takes up less space than the liquid homemade laundry … [Read more...]

Homestead Cooking with Carol Giveaway

Click here to visit Carol J. Alexander from Everything Home with Carol.  We are giving away a PDF version of this book (a $9.99 value). Now … [Read more...]

Make a Home Management Binder with Your Daughter

Why a Home Management Binder? There are three things I want to give my daughters as they leave our home to live on their own or to get … [Read more...]

Getting Ready to Can

There are a few things you need to do when getting ready to can. After you follow these steps, the next step is to place your jars of food in a … [Read more...]