Organic Instant Rice ~ How To Make It Yourself

Organic Instant Rice ~ How To Make It Yourself

I don’t know about you, but there are some convenience foods that I have missed since starting my Traditional Foods journey. One of these is instant rice. I used instant almost exclusively before, because it was, ya know, instant. I also have some family favorite recipes that call for instant rice. And while cooking not […]

How to Make Healthy, Probiotic Water Kefir

How to Make Healthy, Probiotic Water Kefir

Bubble, bubble, toil and trouble… Ok, not really any toil or trouble, but definitely lots of bubbles. I’m talking about water kefir (pronounced KEY-fur) today, which is an amazingly bubbly and thirst quenching brew you can make at home. It’s a naturally carbonated beverage that’s full of probiotic goodness. You can leave it plain. Or you […]

How to Make Frugal, Natural, Laundry Soap at Home

How to Make Frugal, Natural, Laundry Soap at Home

Happy Monday everyone!  Since Monday is laundry day at my house, I thought it appropriate to tell you all about the laundry soap that I make at home. It takes just a few minutes to put together and costs me about ½ penny per load. Actually, it probably costs less than that because I stock […]

Make Your Own Easy Homemade Cultured Buttermilk

Make Your Own Easy Homemade Cultured Buttermilk

Today I’d like to talk to you about buttermilk. “Uhm, why?” You may be thinking. Because I use it a lot I suppose. Biscuits, scones, homemade ranch dressing, waffles, chocolate poundcake, in my smoothies…I use it a LOT. Since I was already getting fresh milk every week, I decided to try my hand at making […]

How to Make Inexpensive Drop Spindles at Home

How to Make Inexpensive Drop Spindles at Home

Drop spindles are a fun, easy, and inexpensive way to get into spinning yarn. They are super simple to make and will bring you countless hours of spinning fun! The history of spinning is fascinating to me. Did you know that before the invention of the spinning wheel, drop spindles are how all threads and […]