How To Make Homemade Sweet or Spicy BBQ Sauce

Homemade BBQ Sauce

Nobody has time in the heat of summer (and the unending harvesting) to make batch after batch of different sauces. This base recipe for BBQ sauce can stand on it’s own but also serves as a starting point for a variety of delicious sauces. Spicy and Smokey BBQ Sauce Starting with the 1/2 unstrained base […]

Lemon Curd – How to Water Bath Can this Zesty Sweet Treat

Lemon Curd

What is Lemon Curd? Lemon curd is a sweet and tangy treat that is great addition to add to your shelf of preserves. I love the taste of lemons, especially when this recipe is the perfect balance of sweet and tart. Add as a filling to your next batch of cupcakes or spread it on […]

6 Great Ways to Use Lemon in the Home

Whipped Lemon Sugar Scrub

I don’t live in an area known for its lemon production (West Virginia) so I tend to buy bulk lemons whenever I find a good deal. I use them for a variety of things from cleaning to baking. Experimenting is one of my favorite things to do so I will almost always try something new! […]

Roasted Carrot and Garlic Soup – How to Canning Guide

Roasted Carrot and Garlic Soup

Time for another soup recipe! The last of my carrots have been stubbornly growing in the garden the past few weeks despite the drop in temperatures to below freezing. With plenty of plain carrots already canned up, I wanted to try something a little different. I’ve never made or tried roasted carrot soup before and […]

One Pan Shakshuka – Easy Weekday Meals from the Pantry

Bowl of Shakshuka

We are big fans of breakfast for dinner in our household but finding something outside of the normal carb, eggs, bacon routine that both Schraver and I like (and was easy enough to throw together on a weeknight) took some time. Don’t get me wrong I’ll never turn down a waffle, but sometimes I just […]