I’ve been grinding my own wheat for about a decade now and, time was, I had my preferences regarding what wheat to use for what baked good; hard-red was for hearty breads and soft-white was for cookies and pie crusts. After a lot of experience with and education regarding modern wheat, leaky gut … [Read more...] about Why I Prefer Kamut
With three meals a day to cook (and sometimes snacks, too), it is easy to spend all day in the kitchen. That may have been an option in past decades, but today’s women are expected to maintain a lot more than just cooking and cleaning. A lot of women I know balance work, homeschooling (or their … [Read more...] about Tips for an Always Clean Kitchen
Beans are an often overlooked source of protein, complex carbohydrates, and many other nutrients. Growing up, we ate beans all the time, and I believe beans helped keep us healthy and strong throughout the years. Many people avoid cooking beans because they find the cooking process complex and … [Read more...] about How to Buy and Cook Dried Beans
Since eggs come in their own pretty little packaging that we can't see through it's often hard to know if an egg is still good to eat! How long to eggs really last? How old is the egg when you buy it at the store and how much longer will it stay good in your refrigerator? How about the difference … [Read more...] about How to Tell if Eggs are Still Good to Eat
Canning foods you grew and harvested yourself is exciting and rewarding. After canning, you have rows of colorful jars lining your pantry ready to be enjoyed at any time. Just like any other food, however, home canned goods do not last forever. Use this guide to help you determine if your canned … [Read more...] about Jars of Canned Food: How Long Do They Last?