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 for home canning and dehydrating 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 try […]

Microwave Ovens ~ Do They Fit in a Traditional Food Kitchen?

Microwave Ovens ~ Do They Fit in a Traditional Food Kitchen?

To nuke or not to nuke…that is the question. Does a Microwave Belong in a Traditional Food Kitchen? According to recent statistics, it is estimated that 90 to 95% of American households own and use a microwave oven on a regular basis. The reason most people give for using one is that it’s “almost impossible” […]

Asparagus Soup ~ Fresh, Healthy, & Full of Flavor

Asparagus Soup ~ Fresh, Healthy, & Full of Flavor

Asparagus soup is great for those spring evenings when it’s not acting like spring. It’s wonderfully rich and flavorful, and healthy too! The stars have aligned, my friends. So get set, grab your aprons, and…go! Pin for later Creamy Asparagus Soup 2 lbs fresh asparagus and all those pesky end pieces you threw in the […]

How To Make Your Own Frugal Dishwasher Powder

How To Make Your Own Frugal Dishwasher Powder

Well, my homemade laundry soap was so popular that I thought I’d let y’all in on my homemade dishwasher powder.  It’s actually even easier to make than the laundry powder. And that’s sayin something! 🙂 Here’s what you’ll need to make your own dishwasher powder: 1 cup Borax (find it here) 1 cup Washing Soda (find […]