Tag Archive: cooking

Our Free Organic Apples

There are five old,gnarly,unkempt apple trees on our rented homestead property that have been providing a steady stream of apples since early September. The apples are as gnarly looking as the trees sometimes.… Continue reading

Coffee Pot Soup

I’m always looking for ways people can cook when they have limited access to the typical kitchen appliances. I’m also perpetually skeptical of lifehacking tips & neat ideas floating around the Internet (may… Continue reading

No Food Wasted: Leftover Spinach Salad= Greek-ish Omelette

The phone rang and I have ADHD, so my omelette scorched , then plain just fell apart but you’re not here for pretty food photography, right? This is the reason I prefer to… Continue reading

June Real Food Meal Plan – flexible, frugal monthly meal plan with printable calendar – More With Less Mom

June Real Food Meal Plan – flexible, frugal monthly meal plan with printable calendar – More With Less Mom. Frugal cooking plan w/ in-season food

Recipe: Parsnip & Potato Hash

Parsnips are one of those root veggies people ask me about a lot. As in,”What are these and what do I do with them?” From what I gather, they are a staple in… Continue reading

How to cook seasonal winter vegetables (INFOGRAPHIC)

  via here: How to cook seasonal winter vegetables (INFOGRAPHIC). More than any other time of the year, winter is when people send me pictures of Mystery Food that was in their CSA or… Continue reading

Best Food & Gardening Books of 2014

My personal picks with one caveat: these books may not have been published in 2014 but that’s when I got around to reading them. 1. Eating Wildly: Foraging for Life, Love and the Perfect… Continue reading

I made potato salad for a lot less than $60,000

  I have table-flipping-She-Hulk rage over that dude who raised at least $60,000 to make a damn potato salad. There was a 3 day period where I may have needed a trigger warning… Continue reading

Lunchtime Links: Fire Escape Gardening, using Garlic Mustard Greens, and dealing with canned tomatoes

Some good things to pass along today.   Link→  17 Tips For Starting Your Own Herb Garden. These are all great tips for small space gardening. The tip about buying seedlings versus seeds…might… Continue reading

Lunchtime Links: 16 ways to eat dandelion greens, homemade ramen?, and impromptu meal “planning”

Everything food related for today…   Hell,yes, DANDELIONS. I may have mentioned this already(?) but I’ve been studying to become a certified herbalist. Herbalists love dandelions. They’re great for cleaning toxins from your… Continue reading