Category: Garden and Farm

Old Fashioned Corn Cob Jelly

Warm melted butter oozing down off a slice cornbread, delicious. What could even make it tastier? Corn cob jelly. Smooth buttery, salty sweet goodness. Great grandma preserved everything. Partially because it was delicious and everyone looked forward to her recipes. As well as, for years it was necessity. Rarely do you have the opportunity to taste many of our old…

World’s Best Ice Cream Topping Recipe

Dream Cream. The Frozen Spoon. Utterly Delicious Cream. Two Scoops. Kustard Cones. Creamery. Ben & Jerry. Haagen-Dazs. Blue Bell. Nestle. Dairy Queen. Ice Cream! Who doesn’t love good ice cream? We have so many choices for ice cream flavors and mixes. BUT, someone please give me a bowl of old fashion vanilla ice cream~ NUMMY!!! One of our favorite traditions…

Best Zucchini Brownies with Frosting

Zucchini Brownies with Chocolate Frosting ~Spray a 9X13 pan and preheat your oven to 350 degrees. ~In a large mixing bowl, or kitchen aide, mix 1 1/2 Cups of sugar, 1/2 Cup of oil and 2 teaspoons of vanilla. ~Stir in or on low speed mix in 1/ Cup of cocoa powder, 1 1/2 teaspoons of baking soda and 1…

Marrow Love AKA Zucchini

Gardens around the world are in full swing and in the midst of their season. Talking with gardeners, one common grown “vegetable” or botonical berry grown across the globe. Perhaps my thoughts are best summarized in a quote: “Buy a neighbor lady fresh zucchini and she will be grateful. But, teach a neighbor lady to gardener and all the neighborhood…

Breakfast Vegetable Hash

With the garden thriving and vegetables flowing to the kitchen, canning season is in full swing. With all the fresh eats, one of our absolute favorite things to make is a full breakfast with vegetable hash browns all the way. After our morning chores and rummaging through our various gardens collecting fresh produce we wash our freshly picked veggies. To…

Sausage and Egg Breakfast Pizza Recipe

Egg Recipe #16 Happy chickens= a lot of eggs= egg recipes for you! Customized pizzas are the best kind of pizzas! Don’t forget to add your favorite toppings and ingredients like pepper varieties, mushrooms, tomatoes, extra meats and specialty cheeses to this great recipe! Here is our basic sausage and egg breakfast pizza recipe. Sausage and Egg Breakfast Pizza Recipe…

Southwestern Egg Bake

Egg Recipe #15 Happy chickens= a lot of eggs= egg recipes for you! Brunch time must- try recipe! A great make- ahead meal that can be refrigerated up to a day in advanced, leave this dish simple with a bit of a twist to traditional bakes. Let’s begin: Southwestern Egg Bake Recipe ~Preheat oven to 400 degrees. ~Mix 2 Cups…

Keeping Chickens: A Beginners Guide!

Raising chickens is by far one of the easiest and most inexpensive hobbies one could acquire. In doing so, you would be providing a long lasting benefit of bug eaters, compost producers and edible eggs. (Or as my boys tactfully say- fresh butt nuggets AKA eggs.) Rasining chickens is a great way for the whole family to begin homesteading and/or…

Ultimate French Toast Recipe

Egg Recipe #10 Happy chickens= a lot of eggs= egg recipes for you! Ultimate French Toast Recipe ~In a round baking pan beat 6 eggs. Add 5 Tablespoons of whole milk. Blend with fork. ~Gently add a splash of vanilla extract and a couple drops of almond extract. Mix. ~Top off your batter with 1/2 tsp of cinnamon. (I only…

Flock of Feathers

Perhaps the most exhilarating sign of spring are the birds. Anticipating their arrival our craft area is filled with tools and supplies for creative new feeders for our feathered friends. As a teacher, I must confess, this is a unit I enjoy every year! -AND- I do not skip this unit for any age. Faithful feathers peak at the feeders…