My oven crapped out this morning! Big Bang, then no heat. Sad moment, I love cooking with the oven. Dad says he'll try to fix it when he gets home from work, if not I guess we know what we're getting for an early Christmas present! It didn't come as a surprise, it has been… Continue reading Quiche
My next door neighbors have had a tough year, they have had two of their alpacas pass away suddenly and are heart broken. As animal lovers we too are so sad. I thought I'd try to cheer them up a bit with some yummy butterscotch chip oatmeal cookies and a bottle of wine. It was… Continue reading Chewy Butterscotch Chip Oatmeal Cookies
It's like thanksgiving again at our house when we pull one of our homegrown chickens out of the freezer and pair it with veggies from the garden. Last night we had roasted chicken with roasted veggies and everything in our meal except for the olive oil, salt and pepper and garlic (we had another unsuccessful… Continue reading Home Grown Chicken And Veggies
We live on 5 acres close to Winnipeg in Canada. The winters are brutal here! One of my favorite parts about the winter is our wood stove that warms our house. Every winter we go through approximately a cord and a half to two cords of wood to heat the house from late fall to… Continue reading The Wood Stove
Today I pulled beets from the garden, and for the first time I have about a hundred left over after cooking with them all summer. I'm not sure how I should prepare them for the winter. I've read about storing them in a box with sand, freezing cooked beets, or canning, I don't want to… Continue reading Beets for the winter?
And the harvest season has begun at our house! Last week we had an unexpected frost that killed the plants in the garden so it was time to pull tomatoes, peppers, zucchini and cucumbers. We had a great growing year, however it never feels quite long enough! Dad has started canning the tomatoes and I'm… Continue reading Harvest Time!
Over the weekend we got to go to a neighbouring farm for a pig roast. My little boy got to ride a horse for the first time and he loved it! Everybody brought a dish, so I brought some little quiches made from day fresh eggs and garden veggies. I made the crust from scratch… Continue reading Little Quiches