I am up, so I might as well start making the yogurt, bread, and butter.
Quality cast iron can last over one-hundred years, or more! Properly cared for it is stick resistant, stove top and oven safe, does not flake, does not contain polytetrafluoroethylene (PTFE) Continue Reading →
I finally did it! I made my first small “wheel” of cheese. I have been itching to make cheese for a long time. I ordered several books on homemade cheese Continue Reading →
Spending time with the kids is fun and exhausting! Add a kettle of steaming tomatoes and it gets tricky! With the remodel and move, I did not plant the sized Continue Reading →
My yogurt making process. I shared a little information with you last week about the doctor suggesting an expensive yogurt for my mom, and the affordable option I found with Continue Reading →
Home canning, or processing, is a hobby I began three years ago. Now that gardens are finished, I have a few last batches of vegetables and apples to deal with. Continue Reading →
Oven canning, or open kettle canning is a dangerous fad being perpetuated across the internet as a great alternative to traditional canning methods. Folks, don’t risk your life on it.
It is officially canning season at the Holstein House. Mr. Holstein, his mom, his aunt, and I went to Morgan Orchard to pick fruit. Several variety of apples, and peaches Continue Reading →
For those of you who read my posts, you know I hate buying cheap new stuff, and would rather get sturdy old stuff. I buy ugly cast-iron and refurb it. Continue Reading →
Wow! It has been a long time since I posted anything. Not that I haven’t thought about it. I’ve been extremely busy with canning vegetables and fruits, working with the Continue Reading →