Gardening · Recipes

Pasta Primavera From The Garden

As Spring nears, my mind wanders to last summer's gardens on the farm. Mid summer brings on the tiredness from working (and the watering!) so it’s a mix of days where dinner is very simple (and late), to where I am inspired by the produce we are harvesting every day. The heat wave this week… Continue reading Pasta Primavera From The Garden

Preserving · Recipes · Urban Homesteading

Grass Roots Meat Box Review and Making Beef Jerky

Grass Roots Meat Box is a monthly subscription box of grass-fed beef, pasture raised poultry and more. You pick what you like and need, and it comes shipped to you monthly. When we eat meat (and we don't eat a lot of it) I am picky with what we buy. However, it can be hard… Continue reading Grass Roots Meat Box Review and Making Beef Jerky

Homesteading · Prepping · Preserving · Recipes

Pantry Staples: Instant Pot Dehydrated Vegetable Soup

Instant Pot dehydrated vegetable soup combines the simplicity of Instant Pot cooking with one of the best methods of pantry stocking. One of the easiest methods of preserving your garden's harvest is to dehydrate the produce. I often have our dehydrator running for days in summer, processing produce from our gardens or from good deals… Continue reading Pantry Staples: Instant Pot Dehydrated Vegetable Soup

Recipes

Beef and Sweet Potato Skillet

Winter comfort food. There is something about one pot meals that make the soul happy, on the cold evenings in winter. Even our youngest boys loved this skillet dish, and we served it with the gluten-free waffles I posted earlier this week. Simplicity. And any leftovers go great in an egg scramble the next morning.… Continue reading Beef and Sweet Potato Skillet