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Death of a Deep Fryer

I know I’m going to get some negative comments about this one but I have a confession to make. I love my deep fryer. I know, fried foods are bad. But listen. If you’re going to eat something fried, isn’t it better to make it yourself with ingredients you know than to go to the fast food drive-thru and order something that is full of frozen ingredients you can’t pronounce? And if you don’t eat it everyday, I think it’s ok. Read More →

Chicken Bone Broth

Making your own bone broth is such a good idea. No really. If you make nothing else all month, you have to make some chicken bone broth. First of all it’s easy. Second, its economical, third, it’s so versatile, and fourth, it’s good!!!

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After a day at the park talking to my homeschool mom friends, I realized that one of the hardest things for people to do is to organize their cooking processes.  Read More →

The Dreaded Task of Knife Sharpening

Knife Sharpening

Thanks for tackling the knife sharpening for me, son.

I do not like knife sharpening. I was not looking forward to it at all. It frustrates me, so I asked my son to do it. Read More →

Freezing Vegetables


Too Many Vegetables

Sometimes I don’t know what I was thinking. I made a huge purchase at Winco the other day. The problem was, I couldn’t fit it in my refrigerator in its original form, nor could I use up the amount of produce I bought before it would go bad. So, I had to chop, prep, condense and freeze. Read More →

Roasting Pumpkins for Pie and Other Treats

My family prefers sweet potato pie so I haven’t made that many pumpkin pies before. Read More →