As I’ve mentioned in previous posts, we go away for a couple of weeks every year and while we *could* purchase our food, we bring most of it. What we can’t bring, we purchase at the camp store, fresh. When we go, I set up a kitchen tent as it’s a lot easier to have one […]
Looking for that perfect homemade Christmas present? Try canning some brandied apples, they are a simply divine dessert and an easy recipe to can yourself at home. Add a red bow to the top and it makes a great Christmas present (that is, if you don’t eat them all yourself, because they are that good) […]
Peel freshly laid hardboiled eggs with ease – without baking soda, or poking holes in them. Written and lived by Stephanie Dayle. Ever boiled up some eggs for a dish only to discover that you can’t peel them without destroying the egg? Then looked online to see an endless variety of experiments that range […]
How to make breakfast sausage with venison. Written and lived by Stephanie Dayle. Since I was a child I have practiced subsistence hunting, meaning we hunt for part of our meat supply that we eat throughout the year. Not for something pretty to hang on the wall. I was taught by my parents to use […]
Bean pots and their like have been around since the dawn of time. They are the original slow-cookers or crock pots of the open fire. Unfortunately, over the last hundred years, we’ve lost the skill and ability in using them. Our modern ovens lifestyle doesn’t allow for us to put some food in the oven […]
A while back I received, an item off my prepping wish list for Christmas, a Volcano Stove. I’d been wanting one for some time and was delighted to finally have one. According to what I researched, the Volcano Stove was the perfect emergency stove for our place. What I didn’t expect was how quickly we would incorporate it into […]
This Jalapeño flat bread and dip turned out to be an amazing hit in our home and did not last long.
Have you ever wondered how your Parents or Grand Parents cooked on a wood stove so successfully? This article makes it a breeze!!
Homemade Citrus Extract – An easy afternoon project that will save you money and will make great gifts for friends and family. This article also covers why you should make it part of your food storage, and how. Anyone can do this, try it today!