This is My Quest and Canning Homemade Enchilada Sauce

This is My Quest and Canning Homemade Enchilada Sauce

“What is your name?” “Cery.” “What is your quest?” “I seek the holy grail.” (Of food, anyway.) “What is your favorite color?” “Purple.  Duh!”   Ok, now that’s out of the way and I can concentrate. 🙂 My current quest is actually to replace all of the things that I threw out of my pantry […]

Why I Can ~ And Why You Should Too

Why I Can ~ And Why You Should Too

I am often asked why I take the time to can and dehydrate foods during the summer months. Here’s what I tell them, just in case you were interested too. What’s in your jar? The most important reason is that when I “put up” foods at home I know exactly what is in it. I […]

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 […]

Bread Fails (Or Why I Always Have Italian Bread Crumbs)

Bread Fails (Or Why I Always Have Italian Bread Crumbs)

This, my friends, is a classic bread fail. I was experimenting and forgot to turn the oven on. Then it rose faster than I expected so the oven wasn’t hot enough so it started deflating before I got it into the oven. Sadness. Now I know that all y’all think I’m perfect, so I’m sorry […]