Recipes

Bread Machine Parmesan Sandwich Bread

Cold fall and winter mornings, when I am planning on making soup for dinner, is when I get our bread machine out and get a loaf going. Our house runs on the cold side, so a bread machine lets the bread properly rise without us sweating, and I don't have to watch over the dough… Continue reading Bread Machine Parmesan Sandwich Bread

Prepping

Prepper Viewpoint: The Power Outage Kitchen

A few weeks back Western Washington State had the first big windstorm of the fall season. And you'd think that these never happen - most people seem to have no memory of how it happens every single year, in October or November. As with every year, all the dead or damaged trees came crashing down… Continue reading Prepper Viewpoint: The Power Outage Kitchen

Recipes

War Cake

I had never had this recipe until I met my husband and his mother shared it with me. It was a Great Depression Era/WWII bread recipe. In their family they call it Aunt Hulda's Yum Yum Bread, and it's baked in bread pans. I was trying to make it sugar-free, because frankly, while it is… Continue reading War Cake

Recipes

Instant Mug Meals: No Cook Chicken Salad

A new recipe to join our "Instant Mug Meals" collection. With a couple freeze-dried ingredients you can have a quick no-cook lunch, snack or even dinner for the trail. The recipe itself is gluten-free, but as always read the labels on mayo packets to be sure. I served it on street taco sized tortillas, Mission… Continue reading Instant Mug Meals: No Cook Chicken Salad

Recipes

Fall Carrot & Sweet Potato Soup

A warming soup that has a sweet profile from the vegetables, it's based on storage produce - carrots, onions, apples and yams/sweet potatoes. The soup is plant-based if you use vegetable broth/stock. Fall Carrot & Sweet Potato Soup Ingredients: ΒΌ cup unsalted butter 2 medium onions (any color, we used red), peeled and chopped 1… Continue reading Fall Carrot & Sweet Potato Soup