Pickles & Preserves

Making pickles was my gateway into food preservation and the spark that ignited my excitement for the garden and my dream of a homestead. A few years ago, I saw a bag of pickling cucumbers for sale at my local grocery store next to an enormous bouquet of dill. I thought, “I could do that.Continue reading “Pickles & Preserves”

How to make your own sourdough starter

Most of us have that one friend who makes sourdough who would be oh so happy to share a smidgen of starter with us. I am *absoultely* your gal if we’re friends in real life. But maybe you live far away from this sourdough-obsessed friend, or you think you’ve killed your starter one too manyContinue reading “How to make your own sourdough starter”

How to make Whole Chicken Bone Broth in the Crockpot

Affiliate disclosure: as an Amazon Associate, I may earn commissions from qualifying purchases made from links in this post. What is Bone Broth? Bone broth is made from simmering roasted bones, vegetables, and aromatics in water for a long period of time. The result is a delicious and highly nutritious drink, base for soups, risottos,Continue reading “How to make Whole Chicken Bone Broth in the Crockpot”