We are at the end of peach season and I almost missed it! Thankfully the orchard we go to for peaches, strawberries, etc. has sunday hours and we were able to snag a bushel. From these golden orbs I was able to tuck away peach chutney and just flat out canned peaches. No jam cause … Continue reading Just Peachy
Those of you with chickens and those of you who buy fresh eggs from those with chickens already know that fresh eggs do not peel well. I think I can help. This comes from a young farmer friend of mine and we have tested this out over a dozen times. Ready? Steam your eggs. Yup. … Continue reading How To Get A Fresh Egg To Peel Beautifully!
I was gifted with two rhubarb plants a few years ago and, until this year, has gone relatively unused. A crime, I know. Now these lovelies are ready to feed and nourish and I have just the recipes to share: Rhubarb Bars from Little House Living Rhubard Custard Bars from Taste of Home Strawberry-Rhubarb Jam from Taste of … Continue reading Rhubarb Yum Yum
. . .while processing these golden green orbs into apple sauce, I realized that the peel/core palooza could be made into apple cider vinegar.
First of all, let's dispel with some false information. Lard is not a saturated fat; it is a monounsaturated fat and one of the best dietary sources of Vitamin D while containing no trans-fats. This year, when we took the hog to the processor, I asked them to save the organ fat and grind it … Continue reading Rendering Lard