Recipe: Rotel-Style Tomatoes
Rotel tomatoes are canned tomatoes with a little hint of heat. A Southern favorite, the spice comes from green chiles that have been fire-roasted, diced and stirred into the simmering tomatoes. Rotel tomatoes are a vital ingredient in queso and make a delicious addition to tortilla soup. The only downside to developing a dependency on Rotel tomatoes is that they can often be tricky to find if you live north of the Mason Dixon line, like I do.
Shannan Martin Writes
I sprung upon a hot streak of luck yesterday and found a bunch of fresh heads of dill. Admittedly, it can be tricky to come by. I was at a local farm stand buying beans. They didn't have any dill out, so I asked the girl in the bonnet and she said nope, there was none. But, she thought the lady who owns the stand might know where I could get some. Sure enough, she grabbed her scissors and walked behind her house!!!!!! Moral of the story: Lots of people have dill, you just have to find them…
How to Make Homemade Canned Crisp Dill Pickles - Easy Basic Recipe | eHow.com
If your garden produces more cucumbers than you can eat, consider canning some to make homemade dill pickles. Pick fresh cucumbers when they are firm, dark green in color and covered with bumps, or warts; these will make the crispest dill pickles. When your pickles are done, add a decorative label to each jar with the date the pickles were made....
Creme de le Creme
Check out the cream line on these jars of milk. EmmaLouMoo is not ALWAYS this generous, but I do get a half gallon of heavy cream from her every day. As I bump along in my life, it occurs to me how much nicer a lot of homemade products are and how expensive it is to buy them. I can’t help but think how throughout my lifetime they vilified butter and pushed margarine, only to later discover margarine is very unhealthy for you, whereby real butter actually has many health benefits and as a…
A Great Brine and Smoke – Soy Sauce, Brown Sugar and Seasonings for Salmon, Trout and other Fish
For the past couple of years, our brining and smoking method for salmon, trout, sturgeon and other fish has been the most popular article on our blog. Here it is again, with updated notes and photo…
Easy and Delicious Meals in a Jar!
Have I ever told you how much I LOVE THRIVE? :) I just made these Meals in a Jar, and they are amazing! Now I have 40 quick and delicious meals that even my kids and husband can make in a few minutes. Just dump into a pot, add water and simmer! They were so excited when they came home from an activity and saw these! I thought I would share the recipes for these in case you are interested! Almost all of these ingredients come from Thrive, except for a few spices, like taco seasoning, garlic…
Honeysuckle Jelly - Lehman's Country Life
Live simply with the Lehman's hardware online store. We sell oil lamps, wood cook stoves & more. Non-electric tools & homesteading supplies since 1955.
Amazing Homemade Mead Recipes
Mead or honey wine is the oldest alcoholic drinks known to man. It is made from honey and water via fermentation with yeast. It may be still, carbonated, or sparkling; it may be dry, semi-sweet, or sweet. Here are a bunch of recipes on how to make mead.
Dill Pickles Recipe: A Vegetarian Recipes For Kids - Real Advice Gal
Dill Pickles Recipe: A Vegetarian Recipes For Kids I love getting in the kitchen with my kids and finding simple and yummy recipes that they will love. Today I wanted to share with you one of my daughters favorite recipe and what she considers her “specialty” ha! This is a quick and easy dill pickles […]
Smoked Ham for Thanksgiving - Learn to Smoke Meat with Jeff Phillips
Last week I sent out a newsletter with complete instructions for smoking a turkey breast on Thanksgiving but no Thanksgiving is really complete without a