Learning how to smoke cheese at home is a bit easier than I thought it would be. When something tastes so delicious I often think it’s way more complicated than it actually is. I love cheese, but when you add in the smokey goodness…. well, let’s just say I’ve been known to eat an entire wedge of smoked Gouda all by myself. In one sitting.
My great-grandmother passed down many things in our family, and though I never knew her, I still think of the woman she was whenever I use her recipes or sieve when making applesauce, raspberry jelly, and blackberry syrup. I know she was a God fearing woman and an excellent baker. I wonder if she had any idea her legacy would live on in my home.
Are you ready for the best ever sandwich bread? Funny story, I’d been making homemade sourdough bread for my son’s lunches at school. Every night he came home with an empty lunch box, good sign, right?
I thought so until one of the ladies from our church who works in his lunch room pulled me aside one Sunday. Continue reading
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Just the name alone has me drooling. Chocolate…caramel…covered…marshmallows… and sea salt. Say it really slow with me. Your mouth is watering, isn’t it?
I wanted to make something fun for the kids (okay, and me and my husband, too) for Valentine’s Day. Continue reading
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I came up with this recipe when I was going through sugar and gluten withdrawals. Going without dairy didn’t phase me much, but the no sweets rule was killing me while my husband went on our strict detox diet.
Welcome to the Simple Life Sunday. I hope you enjoyed all of the great articles we featured last week. I truly wish I could highlight each one for you, but I promised to share my favorites with you and I couldn’t pick just one…. so I’m sharing two.
One of the reasons I’m so excited for this hop is because it’s truly my hope and intention that my articles and writing inspire you closer to Jesus. Serving Him is my life’s goal and this is one of the ways I hope to serve you. Continue reading
The holidays often stretch budgets and one of the places most of us can stand to spend less is on our grocery bill. Last month, I put into place some new policies and I only spent $330 on groceries for a family of four (this is with toiletries), including a turkey and ham for Thanksgiving dinner. When I shared this on my Facebook page, many of you expressed interest in how I managed this.
I’ll be going into greater detail and how to’s as we head into the new year, so make sure you sign up to receive new blog posts straight to your email so you don’t miss it.
One of the ways I was able to accomplish this is by not buying processed pre-packaged snack food. Continue reading