Archives for September 2014

Spiced Pecans

My husband's grandma made Spiced Pecans for us one year around Christmas time. My kids loved them. I asked for the recipe. Of course, she didn't have … [Read more...]

Rocky Road Bars

  Rocky Road Bars came about one evening in our kitchen while my daughter and I were searching for a sweet treat that was simple to make. We … [Read more...]

Homemade Apple Butter

Homemade Apple Butter was one of the first things I ever canned on my own. It's super simple to make, delicious, and great to give away … [Read more...]

How to Make Applesauce

Applesauce is a staple in our house. We always have some on the pantry shelf or in the refrigerator. It's simple to make and so much better when … [Read more...]

Crab Apple Sauce

Crab Apple Sauce is sweet, tart, delicious, and reminds me of my childhood. My parents have lives in an old farmhouse for over fifty years. It’s … [Read more...]

How to Make Crab Apple Butter

Crab Apple Butter is a delicious novelty from my homestead. It’s sweet, tart, and has a beautiful pink color. I love giving it as a gift to friends … [Read more...]

How to Write a Recipe

Have you ever gone through grandma’s recipe box and tried to read her recipes? If your grandma is anything like mine, this can be a difficult task. I … [Read more...]

Jellies, Jams, Preserves, Marmalade, Butters, and Conserves

What’s the difference? Jellies, jams, preserves, marmalade, butters, and conserves are all considered soft fruit spreads. They are simple to make and … [Read more...]

Homemade Blueberry Jam

Blueberries are ONE of my favorite berries (it’s hard to pick a favorite). Making them into blueberry jam is the simplest way to preserve them to … [Read more...]

Perfect Grain-Free Granola

I love granola and think it is a very healthy snack, but I can't have grains. So, I made this grain-free granola. It is delicious and a perfect snack … [Read more...]