Kitchen

How to Substitute Ground Flax Seed for Egg

How to Substitute Ground Flax Seed for Egg

There comes a time in every baker’s life when comfort baking is needed, but the egg carton is empty. In more extreme times, we may need sustenance for our family but have to conserve eggs. Or, perhaps you have a vegan friend coming to dinner. […]

How to Make Quick Berry Jam

How to Make Quick Berry Jam

Quick jam, also sometimes called refrigerator jam, is basically an easy to make jam that can be made in small batches. Quick jam can be stored in the refrigerator for up to a few weeks, or in the freezer for a few months. Because it […]

How to Freeze Eggplant

How to Freeze Eggplant

Eggplant is one of those vegetables that feels like a huge bonus when you harvest it, but can quickly start to feel overwhelming. Just how many nights can you eat eggplant in a row? And yet, a good eggplant Parmesan on a cold winter night […]

How to Bake with Whole Wheat Flour

How to Bake with Whole Wheat Flour

You may imagine that using whole wheat flour in your baked goods would lead to a grittier, nuttier, and drier result. But the fact is, by learning a few simple tips and tricks, you can create final products that are just as mouthwatering and enjoyable […]

How to Make a Small Kitchen Work

How to Make a Small Kitchen Work

Our kitchen is small. Its not New York City apartment small, or tiny house small, but for a family that raises most of its own food and needs space to process and cook all the time, it is kinda small. The photo above shows what […]

How to Make Creme Brulee (Vanilla Giveaway!)

How to Make Creme Brulee (Vanilla Giveaway!)

Creme brulee is a decadent dessert that is surprisingly easy to make at home. What makes this brulee truly special is the addition of fresh vanilla bean. If you have never had fresh vanilla bean, I highly suggest you try it! Like many things, once […]

How to Make Fire Cider

How to Make Fire Cider

Fire cider is a home remedy for colds that is easy to make and is comprised of ingredients that most people can find at their local grocery store.

How to Introduce your Kids to Fermented Drinks (Kombucha & Shrub)

How to Introduce your Kids to Fermented Drinks (Kombucha & Shrub)

Fermented foods and children don’t always have a happy relationship. I’m sure most parents can readily agree with this, especially if you’re having a hard time trying to switch kids from commercially prepared sugar-filled beverages to natural alternatives such as kombucha or shrub. Introducing kids […]

How to Make Bone Broth in the Crock Pot

How to Make Bone Broth in the Crock Pot

*Please note that the statements made in this article are the opinion of the author.  They are in no way intended to replace medical advice from a professional* Bone broth has become one of those items I ALWAYS have on hand.  It is super simple […]

How to Infuse Olive Oil: Cold Infusion

How to Infuse Olive Oil: Cold Infusion

Infused olive oils are a great way to add more flavor to a dish without having to chop up extra ingredients. They are amazing in marinades, pasta dishes, and salad dressings.  They also make great gifts to give for the holidays or as a hostess […]