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 […]

What Is A Shrub, And How Do You Make One

What Is A Shrub, And How Do You Make One

Have you ever sipped a shrub? Do you even know what a shrub is? Other than triggering a Monty Python joke, most people think I’m talking about landscaping. And when I mention drinking a shrub they get very confused. “Here I come to save the daaaaaayyyyy”…or at least to clear up any confusion about shrubs. The […]

Easy Homemade Cultured Buttermilk

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 […]

Savory & Satisfying Thyme Roasted Potatoes

Savory & Satisfying Thyme Roasted Potatoes

My hands down favorite side dish for most meals is potatoes. I love the taste and I really love the versatility. You can do so many different things with them! And this recipe for Thyme Roasted Potatoes is one of my favorite ways to serve them. It’s simple, takes very little hands on time, and […]