Tag: organic

Vintage Banana Cake and why I am not so fond of baking

Vintage Banana Cake and why I am not so fond of baking

There’s no better way to warm up the home than by baking. It warms the air and fills it with a heavenly scent. Yesterday, that heavenly scent was from a vintage banana cake baking in my oven. It’s a recipe I found on Pinterest (follow […]

Pickles take two

Pickles take two

If you read my first blog post on canning, you might remember there being a slight worry that my beautiful dills would end up tasting like metal. Rest assured, we popped open a jar and no metal there, just yummy, tangy dill. In the meantime, […]

Addicted to canning

Addicted to canning

There is no greater sound when canning than the popping of a lid. This signals a successful jar of preserves that can last up to a year, or in some cases longer. Ever since I popped my canning cherry a few weeks ago, I have […]

Garlic Parmesan Kale Chips

Garlic Parmesan Kale Chips

The kale is taking over. Seriously, my eight winter blend kale plants that I started from seed in March is growing like mad. Not that I’m complaining, This means we have an endless supply of super nutritious kale to add to salads, sandwiches, eggs and […]

Chocolate Raspberry Pie Bars and dreams of a backyard farm

Chocolate Raspberry Pie Bars and dreams of a backyard farm

It never seems to fail, the May 24 weekend is too cold to plant — again. At least we didn’t get hit with rain — or snow! After this winter, it could have been possible. Instead of planting, I am gazing at my seedlings dreaming of […]