Cranberry Butter

I wanted to do something different for Christmas gifts this year so I decided to make different cranberry butter ideas for friends.. This recipe called for 2 bags cranberries I put 2 cinnamon sticks 3 sprigs of rosemary. A little bit a clove a drizzle fresh honey and a handful of strawberries. I’ll let this…

Body Detox

The crud has been going around for some time now and the last few days Ive felt run down….I decided it was time to detox my body…this stuff is YUMMY!!!  Very simple ingredents too..everything I was able to get at my local Amish market here… Lemons, cucumbers and mint!!  Thats it!!  I found this nice…

Over abundance of tomatoes

Since I had 27 lbs of tomatoes I had to do something with them…In previous posts I made homemade ketchup and canned it, homemade bbq sauce and canned it and now Im making homemade tomato soup!!! Once its done I’ll press the juice out of it, recook it and can it as well…no food mill…

Crockpot Applesauce

I love homemade apple sauce!!  When I went to my semi local farmers market last week I got 10 apples, 2 of each kind, with apple sauce in mind. This is so super easy but because I only have one crockpot and had 27 lbs of tomatoes, those came first…anyway…i dont even peel them..just wash…

Homemade Ketchup To Can

I am always on the lookout to save money for myself and the bf. If we want to live out our dream of a homestead in TN and being reliant on ourselves then I need to find ways, big and small, to cut down on costs. I went to an AMAZING farmers market here a…

Homemade cranberry juice

I was given this recipe by a friend of mine and have NEVER bought juice from the store again… All you do is take 1 cup of cranberries, 1/2 cup of sugar and boiling water…put it a mason jar and let it sit for a day…then we put it in the fridge and drink away..we…

Basil Garlic Spagetti Sauce

I have always enjoyed the process of making homemade spaghetti sauce.  Except this time.  I tried a new recipe and a new way of doing things. I was able to get all these BEAUTIFUL seconds from our local Amish market, plus so much more.  I found a recipe for Basil and garlic spaghetti sauce so…