Category Archives for "Recipes"

Jan 06

Vintage Recipe: Grandmother’s Date Bread Recipe

By Andrea Sabean | Recipes

Grandma’s date bread recipe was born during war rationing, when sugar was scarce, inventive homemakers looked for other ways to sweeten baked goods. Honey, corn syrup, molasses, and maple syrup were often used as sweeteners, as well as dried fruits such as raisins and dates. This date bread recipe comes right from my grandmother’s recipe […]

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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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