Baking the Great American Apple Pie chases away the blues and grays that sometimes afflict the homestead.
This recipe yields a deliciously perfect, buttery, flaky pie crust fit for a wide variety of uses.
You’ll quickly memorize this homemade biscuit recipe and turn it into a family favorite.
From pig to plate, learn how to make homemade sausage patties grandma’s way and use rendered fat for more cooking.
If you're a fan of real food and real fats, learn how to render lard the easy, old-fashioned way.
Tomatoes are the gray area of canning. They're not quite acidic enough to just straight can like fruit but the right amount of added acid can keep you from having to pressure can them. Here are the basics on canning tomatoes.
Spring brings about manic bouts of project planning and completion, but at least there is pie!
Cooking pizza with sourdough starters.
Easy handmade soap recipe using tallow and lard.
Honey sweetens sour cherries in a traditional favorite American cherry pie.
Impress your guests with fresh pumpkin pie, warm from the oven.
A recipe for sourdough starter.
Make a pie from your own pumpkin puree, using a from-scratch pie crust!
Bake those tart cherries dangling from your backyard tree into sweet and tasty fruit pies. Here's how to make fresh cherry pie without stressing about the perfect pie crust.
Beef potpie is a favorite of guests and families alike. This variation is both unusual and delectable.
Preserving meat at home by making pork confit.
A recipe for gluten-free pot pie with a crust by Jeanne Sauvage of the blog Art of Gluten-Free Baking.
A humble homegrown pumpkin yields delicious seeds and tasty pies. Meanwhile, a beautiful and fancy dessert squash disappoints and is thrown to the dogs. Recipes ensue.
Have you ever considered using lard to make soap? It is easy to locate, inexpensive, and has a long history as a soap-making staple. This recipe adds a few extras to improve the conditioning qualities of traditional lard soap.
Debbie Mildfelt shares memories of her grandmother's stories, exploring the life of a large family on a small Kansas farm.
Making a batch of homemade soap for family use can be done quickly and simply.