I know that there are those who see dandelions as a nuisance but to me they are an early promise of warm summer days, sunshine, and time spent laughing with friends. When I came across this recipe on line, I just had to give it a try. After all, who can resist an jar full of sunshine and happiness. Continue reading
May 9 to 15, 2017
We remained pretty frugal this week despite Mother’s Day. Continue reading
April 18 – 24, 2017
The sun made the occasional appearance this week. The return of the sun, infrequent though it was, inspired our frugal activities this week. Continue reading
This month’s challenge was quick pickles.
I like red cabbage so I thought I would give this recipe a try. It was a tasty and attractive addition to our Easter meal. Continue reading
This month, The Food Mastery Challenge was to make either jelly or a shrub. Continue reading
The cold and wet weather of February cries out for a hot bowl of soup. This is how I made a soup base for this month’s canning mastery challenge.
Do you have a kinder, more adaptable friend in the food world than soup? Who soothes you when you are ill? Who refuses to leave you when you are impoverished and stretches its resources to give a hearty sustenance and cheer? … Soup does its loyal best, no matter what undignified conditions are imposed upon it. You don’t catch steak hanging around when you’re poor and sick, do you?
Judith Martin (Miss Manners)