Category Archives for "Recipes"

Dec 04

Homemade Cake Mix Recipe

By Melissa Norris | How to articles , Recipes

Would you believe that making a homemade cake mix is faster and cheaper than running to the store to buy one in a box? It’s true. Plus, this homemade cake mix recipe tastes better than the boxed counter part, doesn’t contain any questionable GMO ingredients, and it can be stored in one of my favorite […]

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Oct 13

Fermented Pickle Recipe Old-fashioned Saltwater Brine Pickles

By Melissa Norris | How to articles , Podcast , Preserving the Harvest , Recipes

Fermented pickles are really just old-fashioned salt and water pickles, something your great-grandma knew how to make and had barrels full of fermenting pickles in a crock. They have a trendy name today as fermented foods are quickly becoming popular again, but they’re really the same thing as a salt water brine pickles. Fermented foods […]

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Feb 06

How to Make Homemade Crackers in 5 Minutes

By Melissa Norris | Recipes

Homemade crackers in 5 minutes, and they can be made with regular all-purpose flour or swap in some whole wheat flour for homemade whole wheat crackers, for real. Either way, the dough whips up in 5 minutes. People want to serve their family homemade foods, free of chemicals and preservatives. I want to make sure […]

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Dec 18

Traditional Christmas Pudding Recipe

By Andrea Sabean | Recipes

The making of Christmas Pudding is a British tradition that goes back hundreds of years. In my own house growing up, Christmas dinner would not have been complete without a bowl of steamy hot pudding to finish the meal. There are several types of Christmas puddings. Rich plum puddings are full of dried fruit, but […]

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Dec 16

Old-Fashioned Italian Date Nut Bars Recipe

By Melissa Norris | Recipes

Old-fashioned family recipes are as much of our Christmas traditions as putting up the tree. Just the scent or the first bite of a certain food can take me right back to years and people past. One of my favorite things about the holidays is baking our favorite treats and remembering those who gave them […]

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