Month: February 2015

An easy way to freeze leftover stock

An easy way to freeze leftover stock

  When I make a batch of chicken stock, I usually end up with much more than I need for a pot of soup for two. When I first started making my own stock I would freeze it in tubberware containers. Great if you are planning […]

The satisfaction of homemade chicken soup

The satisfaction of homemade chicken soup

You may recall from my recent post on raising chickens for meat that it was an expensive venture. This is the one time I am glad I am so terrible at keeping records. The chickens themselves were not expensive but the cost of raising them made them […]

Morrocan beef and lentil cigars

Morrocan beef and lentil cigars

  As the name and tagline of this blog suggest, I was once the ultimate picky eater. I’m talking I wouldn’t eat peanut butter if it didn’t come from the jar in my kitchen cupboards kind of picky. I gave my parents a rough ride […]

Healthy Chocolate Peanut Butter Thins

Healthy Chocolate Peanut Butter Thins

I’m not sure if I am feeling much love for February. It’s cold out there. The poor bunnies need frequent water changes and the chickens haven’t left the coop in days. Even the dogs don’t want much to do with the outdoors. We are half-way […]

Coconut Sugar Chocolate Chip Cookies

Coconut Sugar Chocolate Chip Cookies

For a while now I have been trying to replace many of the overly processed ingredients in our cupboard with more nutritious options. One item I have been struggling to replace is sugar. I know, I know, this should have been one of the first […]