In the Kitchen

Homemade Egg Nog for Two

Homemade Egg Nog for Two

I’m a huge fan of egg nog. As a kid, one of my favorite things about the coming Christmas season was checking the dairy cooler during every single grocery shopping trip to see if they had finally put the egg nog out for sale. Mmmmm. […]

Make Your Own Bacon: Pig to Plate in 5 Steps

Make Your Own Bacon: Pig to Plate in 5 Steps

If you’re like me, you know that bacon is the stuff that dreams are made of. I really believe that through the power of bacon, we can make the world a better place. With that in mind, I’m gonna show you how to make bacon […]

Cheesy Bacon Wild Rice Soup

Cheesy Bacon Wild Rice Soup

I know that creamy-something-and-other-wild-rice-soup is popular, and you’ve probably got a kazillion recipes for it. But Cheesy Bacon Wild Rice Soup? This, my friends, is the one you need to make. Right. Now. I am not taking responsibility for the calorie content in this soup. […]

Carrot Pie: Yes, I’m Serious

Carrot Pie: Yes, I’m Serious

Carrot pie? What the what? I know. You’re thinking I’m nuts for suggesting you take something as amazing as pie and make it with carrots. But you guys, if you make this once and take a lil’ bite, you will discover that it is a-m-a-z-i-n-g. […]

Russian Tea: Our Favorite Warm Up Drink

Russian Tea: Our Favorite Warm Up Drink

Some of the best things about the weather turning cold are the beverages that are made to help warm you up. One of my favorites is Russian Tea. It is similar to wassail or a spiced up apple cider, but if you ask the farm […]

Homemade Tortillas (and What To Put On Them!)

Homemade Tortillas (and What To Put On Them!)

I love time spent in the kitchen. What I love even more is making stuff that I know everyone enjoys. What do I love even more than that? When that stuff that everyone enjoys also happens to be stuff that’s easy to make. I don’t […]

Baked Kale Chips

Baked Kale Chips

I love kale. Now, I don’t love kale because all crunchy homestead-ish people are supposed to love kale. I don’t love kale just because it somehow, somewhere became a thing to grow and eat and love kale. I just love kale because, well…it’s kale, people. […]

Amish Cinnamon Flop Bread

Amish Cinnamon Flop Bread

The funny thing about today’s recipe is it’s a bread called Cinnamon Flop Bread. Apparently the Amish have a different definition of the word flop. Because none of the Englishers in this household considered this bread to be a flop. Cinnamon Flop Bread: (recipe taken […]

Oven Roasted Green Beans

Oven Roasted Green Beans

Looking for another way to fix up those green beans you’re going to pick? Try Oven Roasted Green Beans for a yum-a-listic way to enjoy your fresh bounty! As a kid, I hated almost all vegetables. If you wanted to have a chance at getting […]

Fried Radishes: The Best Way To Eat ‘Em

Fried Radishes: The Best Way To Eat ‘Em

I think radishes are beautiful.The pop of color pushing out of the ground? Always makes me smile. And here in Minnesota, radishes are exciting because they’re generally one of the first vegetables we get to harvest. But I never liked to eat radishes until someone […]