Make Your Own “Way Better Than Canned” Pumpkin Puree

Make Your Own “Way Better Than Canned” Pumpkin Puree

Don’t you just love pumpkin? Pumpkin donuts, Pumpkin Poundcake, Pumpkin Spice Lattes, Pumpkin Flan. And especially Pumpkin Pie. With real whipped cream. Do you ever ask yourself at Thanksgiving why you never make pumpkin pie at any other time of the year? I do. Every. Single. Year. But no longer! Now I have pumpkin cubes […]

Italian Herbed Tomato Sauce ~ A Canning Recipe

Italian Herbed Tomato Sauce ~ A Canning Recipe

There is something about this time of year that always makes me question some of my life choices. Have you ever wished you could go back and talk to your younger self? If I could, I would go back to earlier this year and tell myself, “What kind of crazy are you? No one needs […]

Why I Bought a Gallon of Vodka ~ And What Happened Next

Why I Bought a Gallon of Vodka ~ And What Happened Next

Have you heard the one about the woman you went into the liquor store and asked for a gallon of vodka? Oh. Wait. That was me. 🙂 And you should have seen the looks on their faces! Apparently, vodka is not sold by the gallon, it’s sold by the liter. So, then I had to […]

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 […]