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Italian Cream Cake

January 14th, 2016|Comments Off on Italian Cream Cake

Now that winter is here, I can get some real […]

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Pumpkin Muffins

October 23rd, 2015|Comments Off on Pumpkin Muffins

Everyone is on the pumpkin craze train, so I figured […]

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Flour-less Chocolate Cake

September 30th, 2015|Comments Off on Flour-less Chocolate Cake

I have been wanting something chocolatey…not just anything. Something truffle-like, […]

Recipes

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Lo Carb Cream of Chicken Surprise

October 11th, 2016|Comments Off on Lo Carb Cream of Chicken Surprise

I hate paying $2 for a can of cream of chicken soup. I hate the carbs in the canned kind even more. This recipe came about […]

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Okra and Tomatoes

July 13th, 2016|Comments Off on Okra and Tomatoes

Summer’s Bounty is upon us! It’s no secret that I love okra. I especially love grilled baby okra, but that is a lesson for another day. […]

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Chorizo

June 5th, 2016|Comments Off on Chorizo

There are a few foods that remind me of my childhood. Chorizo and eggs used to be my FAVORITE breakfast…UNTIL I learned to read the ingredient’s […]

Gardening

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How to Cut-up a Whole Chicken

February 20th, 2015|Comments Off on How to Cut-up a Whole Chicken

If you aren’t going to roast or grill a whole bird, it needs to be cut up and here is how ya do it. You’ll get 2 breast halves, 2 thighs, 2 drumsticks, 2 wings, […]

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Washing Soda Hacks

February 20th, 2015|Comments Off on Washing Soda Hacks

Washing soda is a naturally occurring, highly alkaline chemical compound. It’s kinda like baking soda but harsher; this makes it great for deep cleaning or heavy-duty jobs such as descaling bathroom tiles or stripping floors […]

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Growing Asparagus

February 18th, 2015|Comments Off on Growing Asparagus

If you haven’t figured it out by now, I love asparagus. Not just to eat, but the romantic notion of it. Every year, I plant a few more crowns of asparagus; it has become almost […]

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Salad Bowls: Container Gardening

February 18th, 2015|Comments Off on Salad Bowls: Container Gardening

Basically, you will plant a bunch of different lettuces and greens in containers. Start your seeds now, and by the time people start getting the gardening itch- you’ll be ready. Don’t let limited garden space […]

Desserts

2304, 2016

Lemon Curd

April 23rd, 2016|Comments Off on Lemon Curd

Lemons are my go to fruit this year. I’ve been using them in everything! I love their bright notes, and they seem to help ease my Spring Fever! Lately, I’ve […]

1401, 2016

Italian Cream Cake

January 14th, 2016|Comments Off on Italian Cream Cake

Now that winter is here, I can get some real baking done! For those of you that don’t know, I don’t have central heat and air here on the farm, […]

2310, 2015

Pumpkin Muffins

October 23rd, 2015|Comments Off on Pumpkin Muffins

Everyone is on the pumpkin craze train, so I figured I might as well jump on too. These muffins are quite filling and in hind sight- I should have made […]

3009, 2015

Flour-less Chocolate Cake

September 30th, 2015|Comments Off on Flour-less Chocolate Cake

I have been wanting something chocolatey…not just anything. Something truffle-like, rich, fudgey, and I can’t figure out what I want!!! HOLD the PRESSES!! I remembered this cake I had in […]

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Farm House Breakfast Sausage

May 17th, 2015|Comments Off on Farm House Breakfast Sausage

We have been playing with sausage recipes here at the farm. Now y’all have another one to add to your collection! Enjoy- The Homesteader’s Wife.

1 pound of ground pork (COLD)
1 […]

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Homemade Italian Sausage

April 27th, 2015|Comments Off on Homemade Italian Sausage

What are you gonna do with all that ground pork? Well, today I am making homemade pizza! I love experimenting with different flavors and styles of sausage, and since we […]

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Curing Bacon

March 16th, 2015|Comments Off on Curing Bacon

Bacon!!!! Bacon, bacon, bacon, and more bacon. Here is the first of your homemade and cured bacon recipes. Once you experience REAL bacon- Oscar Meyer will never satisfy the itch. […]

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Fresh Mozzarella

February 20th, 2015|Comments Off on Fresh Mozzarella

Fresh Mozzarella is the best for Caprese salad, homemade Pizza, or on antipasto trays. It is so easy to make. I always use Ricki Carroll’s recipe and heat the cheese in […]