How to Have Great Tasting Goat’s Milk

How to Have Great Tasting Goat’s Milk

One thing that boils my butter is having to buy milk.  It’s usually about a three month span in the winter that I give the girls a break, including about a month after kidding(having babies).  Organic milk is outrageously expensive and does not taste nearly as good.  I’m not much of a milk drinker(unless I […]

Spiced Vanilla Apple Pear Sauce in Cranberry Juice

Spiced Vanilla Apple Pear Sauce in Cranberry Juice

I stumbled across this when I had an overload of apples and pears.  My original goal was to make apple/pear butter in cranberry juice, but it turned out to be slightly thinner, more of a sauce consistency.  The added vanilla and pumpkin spice gives this sauce a scrumptious taste. I love it as a topping […]

The Best Apple Pie Filling and Farm Apple Pan Pie

The Best Apple Pie Filling and Farm Apple Pan Pie

This is by far the best apple pie filling I have ever made!  And, the Farm Apple Pan Pie….oh my!   I will be canning more pie filling tomorrow.  It is so nice to have this on hand for desserts throughout the winter!  The heavy frosts are just around the corner and I still have […]

How to Can Glazed Carrots and Carrot Cake Jam

How to Can Glazed Carrots and Carrot Cake Jam

My children and I love raw carrots, but are not too fond of cooked carrots.  I recently dug up 15 pounds of carrots in the garden and although the next crop of carrots will be stored in the cellar, this crop was to be preserved by canning. You can’t go wrong with brown sugar and […]

How to Eat Milkweed Flower Buds

How to Eat Milkweed Flower Buds

It is such a pleasure finding food growing wild, especially on our farm.  I had heard that milkweed is edible after finding a whole bunch of it in our hayfield.  When there is a whole lot of something growing wild here, I try to find it’s uses, edible or not.   Milkweed stalks can be […]

How To Make Raised Beds with Crates

How To Make Raised Beds with Crates

My husband got quite a few of these crates from work.  They come in handy for so many things!   I always wanted a little herbal garden by my back door, but my dogs like to hang out there, along with the chickens, ducks, cats, you name it.  My dogs also like to dig.  I […]