Recipe: Upside-Down Roast Chicken

Photo Credit Vince Mig Every week, I make a roast chicken for our family. This one chicken goes on to feed us another meal plus provides lots of

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How To Render Lard In A Crockpot

Rendering lard is super simple to begin with. It’s even easier in a crockpot. Take the pork fat you have trimmed up and saved, and pop it in

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Starting a Sourdough Starter Part 1

I love sourdough bread. It’s the only bread I’ve been able to make successfully. Whenever I try to make a loaf of regular, white sandwich bread, it always

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Why and How to Soak Grains, plus Oatmeal Recipe

Most people have heard that we should eat whole grains and to stay away from the “white stuff”: white bread, white rice, white sugar, etc. Whole grains have

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Frugal Health- The Benefits of Bone Broth

Beef Stew Made with Homemade Beef Stock Good broth resurrects the dead. South American Proverb What if I told you that there was a ridiculously easy and inexpensive way

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Recipe: Turning Tough Meat Tender- Marinated Round Steak

Marinated Moose Round over Brown Basmati Rice with Peppers and Onions Round steak is a tougher cut of meat, but that means you should be able to get

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How to Make Yogurt Part 2, Pictures and Tips

Here are the photos to go along with yesterday’s entry on how to make yogurt. Pour milk into your container. The kind of container you use to incubate

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Frugal Kitchen Lesson- How to Make Yogurt

An easy way to save money is to make your own yogurt at home. All you need is: milk a yogurt starter a double boiler (or two different-sized

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Uses for Leftover Water from Boiling Eggs

When you boil an egg, some of the calcium from the shell leaches into the water.  This is a good thing!  You now have water plus calcium.  Here are

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How to Hard Boil an Egg

Hard boiled eggs are used in many favorite, staple recipes, including egg salad, devilled eggs, and as a protein source in salads.  Hard boiling eggs are one of those

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