A spring update on the garlic we planted last fall
Our 2019 seed order
A general guide about rhubarb and how we grow it on our homestead.
A cost analysis of raising your own pork for personal consumption.
This was a summer of firsts- and one of the most important ones was our first time raising our own chickens for meat. We went big, raising enough for not just our expanding family for a whole year, but also raising a years worth for my parents. We are very excited about how the wholeContinue reading “The Cost of Raising Chickens For Meat”
We are less then 24 hours away from sending our first batch of birds to the butcher and I’ve had some time to reflect. This was our first year raising our own meat- we tend to never do anything halfheartedly so we started out big by raising 120+ meat Cornish Rock Crosses and 4 pigs.Continue reading “Raising Meat Chickens- Lessons Learned”
I love cold weather cooking. Soups, pot pies, stews, noodle dishes, rice dishes, warm comfort foods that connect with your SOUL, man. And March in Maine is not spring folks- we are STILL getting freezing temps and snow even tho its supposedly spring. This blog is all about turning your chicken soup, into chicken STEW.Continue reading “Making a Stew with a Roux”
holy. So the big shebang this WHOLE month has been about the shed project. Specifically the kitchen and 1/2 bathroom portion of the shed. Last time I updated, my dad, MrWard, and the hubby were pulling out all the old nasty insulation and fixing a very bad roof leak that had been causing water damageContinue reading “Weekend Warriors- February 2018”
It’s that time again- time to gather some ingredients! Why? Because I’m about to bake some mother lovin’ spiced molasses cookies. And then I’m going to eat them until I hate them. 3/4 cup butter flavored shortening 3/4 cup light brown sugar 1 large egg 1/2 cup molasses 2 and 1/2 c flour 2Continue reading “Spiced Soft Baked Molasses Cookies”