Deviled Salmon Cakes

Last night, I was wanted salmon cakes for dinner. My husband isn’t really a fan of seafood. Thankfully, my husband even he enjoys these. Maybe it’s the chili

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How to Make Chicken Stock

How to Make Chicken Stock in a Crockpot Making chicken stock is one of those basic kitchen skills everyone needs to have. Little else is as soothing to

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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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Recipe: How to Cook A Maple-Spiced Fresh Ham

The best way to buy meat, hands down, is to buy an animal direct from a local farm. Small, local operations are your best bet for the best

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Portuguese Kale Soup

Portuguese Kale Soup was something my grandmother would make every week. There is the crazy idea out there that eating nourishing foods is either too expensive or takes

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Paleo Pumpkin Pudding with Maple Cinnamon Whipped Cream

Paleo Pumpkin Pudding   After an unplanned hiatus, I’m back to blogging. I had to totally revamp how I cook since our family has now gone gluten-free AND

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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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