Categories for Cookbooks – Ideas for Organizing Recipes

By now, you guys know I have a thing for recipe organization.  Whether you choose to have a professionally printed cookbook or make a recipe binder, you will want to ...

No-Knead Cinnamon Raisin Bread Recipe – With Buttermilk

If you’ve read my blog for any amount of time, you know that I love collecting family recipes and my grandma made the best cinnamon raisin bread!  It is delicious!! ...
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3A Curly Hair Routine

Today, I’m giving you a big update on my 3a curly hair routine for 2022.  I’m shocked that it has been almost 10 years since I shared my posts about ...

How to Make Cultured Buttermilk

Alright friends, today I’m going to share a VERY simple and quick post about how to make cultured buttermilk. Cultured buttermilk is the kind you’ve likely seen in the grocery ...

Peach Pepper Jam Recipe

Once you try my peach pepper jam recipe, you will never ever buy any other gourmet sweet pepper jam again…I promise! I’ve long had a love affair with sweet and ...

Pressure Canning Beef Stock – How To

Pressure canning beef stock is on the agenda today and it’s yet another canning project that is very rewarding, similar to potatoes or green beans. To see me filling jars ...

Seeds to Start in March – Zone 5A

Today I’m sharing which seeds to start in March. Whew!  As I promised in January and February, March is a HUGE month for starting seeds! The list below will be ...
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Blue Hubbard Squash – Ways to Use & Preserve

Alright friends, today, I have an easy guide to preserve blue hubbard squash for you.  I’ll go into several different options to prepare the squash for preserving and then delve ...

Electric Pressure Canners? – Review of Carey Smart Canner

If you’ve been reading my blog, you know I’ve been catching up on canning posts.  Recently I posted about pressure canning and information to help you decide if you need ...
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Do I Really Need a Pressure Canner?

If you’re just delving into preserving food, you might be trying to decide what kind of canner you need.  You may be asking yourself, “Do I really need a pressure ...