Yesterday after I went to pick up Wanda... (She's my new duck, more on her later this week!) I set out to get my dairy on. I have made a few cheeses in my life, but not mozzarella. So with a little extra milk I had this week, I knew exactly what I should do.(Image borrowed from … [Read more...] about Making Mozzarella
Arts of Virtue
Good Morning! I am going to attempt to show you somewhat step by step how to make soap. With permission from my friend Ashlee to share the recipe that she shared with me. First off you need to gather all your materials. OilsScaleStainless Steel Stock PotStainless Steel … [Read more...] about Soapmaking 101
If you have ever wanted to try your hand at soap making, I am here to tell you... DO IT! It is wonderfully fun, perfectly safe (when you use precautions) and absolutely addictive!The above picture is my second batch of soap. I have lovingly named it Cafe au Lait, because of the … [Read more...] about Soap making!
I am so excited... This morning I canned up my first chicken stock!I was able to get some all natural, antibiotic free, hormone free, free-range chicken! Yay!I roasted it first and picked the meat for some of our meals.Then I took the bones, some onions and carrots and water and … [Read more...] about Chicken Stock-Canned!
Learning to do things ourselves, to make them healthier and more inexpensively. Remembering how our Grandmothers did things, with love and determination to stretch every penny. That's what my Arts of Virtue series is all about.Today we will make our own Pumpkin Puree.Let's … [Read more...] about Arts of Virtue~How to make Pumpkin Puree