Food, Uncategorized

Forcing Fall Upon Us – Italian Soup

For about 6 weeks now, it just so happens that I've been secretly forcing Fall and all it's pumpkin flavored everything upon us. Didn't you know?   I've been picking pumpkins just as they ripen from the garden, placing them ever-so-strategically around my porch, found a great "PSL" scented dish soap at HEB, busted out… Continue reading Forcing Fall Upon Us – Italian Soup

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Farm Life, Food

Meal Prepping – Waste Not Want Not

Lately, we've been trying really hard to eat better, not waste as much food (overspending on perishables), and actually cook. I would like to tell you it's super easy & cheap..but it really isn't any more expensive to eat healthy then it is to eat junk...it's the trial and error process of figuring out what… Continue reading Meal Prepping – Waste Not Want Not

Food, Uncategorized

Hummus – the other bean dip

Hummus has been making it's rounds in the health food world for quite a few years now. Despite it's starting with natural - real food ingredients, those packages in the grocery store can hide quite a few nasty ingredients. When you have multiple food allergies, it's a pain to find something already made from the… Continue reading Hummus – the other bean dip

Food

How to Make Sauerkraut

Cabbage. So simple. So cheap. So many ways I love thee.   But my most favorite is fermented in the form of sauerkraut.   I'm not talkin' about the slimy filled glass jars or metal cans in your supermarket. I'm talking about the real deal. Fermented, unpasteurized, sauerkraut like our great-grandparents used to eat. The kind with… Continue reading How to Make Sauerkraut

Camper Living, Family, Food, Health

Happy Thanksgiving & a Super Easy Cranberry Sauce from Scratch

Happy Thanksgiving! We've been celebrating Thanksgiving since last week. Here's some pictures of preparing for it & attending our community Thanksgiving dinner. Behold- the "turkey disguised as a cheerleader" so we won't eat him/her. And the: I didn't have a turkey, so I made my own! And all dressed up for our community's Thanksgiving dinner:… Continue reading Happy Thanksgiving & a Super Easy Cranberry Sauce from Scratch

Camper Living, Food, Prepping

Winter has arrived & a Venison Stew Recipe

Wow! Winter literally arrived on our steps last night. It was 81F when I got off work at 5pm yesterday, and this morning it was a brisk (who am I kidding, it's a cut through your clothes to the bone kind of cold) 37F. Texas has a mind of it's own like that. It blew in… Continue reading Winter has arrived & a Venison Stew Recipe