In the Kitchen

White Chicken Chili – Dump and Done!

White Chicken Chili – Dump and Done!

In the interest of honesty, I need to tell you that not everything we do here is homemade, from scratch, from ingredients we have raised ourselves. (This is me being real.) Convenience has its occasional place. It’s okay to open some cans, dump, and be […]

Hillbilly Buttermilk Pie

Hillbilly Buttermilk Pie

I have a lot of favorite cookbooks that I use all the time. Because of this, it’s super fun when I find a new little gem hiding at an antique shop. I found High on the Hog: Hillbilly Recipes by Ella Mae Tucker a few […]

How to Render Lard in a Crock Pot

How to Render Lard in a Crock Pot

Pigs are just some of the animals we proudly raise here at Clucky Dickens Farm. When people find out we butcher our hogs at home, many of them ask, “So are you gonna render lard?” But, of course! There are many ways to render lard […]

Homemade Hamburger Buns: Make Your Own

Homemade Hamburger Buns: Make Your Own

The best thing to serve hamburgers on are homemade hamburger buns. Homemade hamburger buns are delicious, far more filling than store-bought buns, and are as easy to make as following the steps I’ve laid out in this post. You can do this. 😉 Homemade Hamburger […]

Honey Wheat Bread: Perfect for Sandwiches

Honey Wheat Bread: Perfect for Sandwiches

With all the bread baking that I do, I often get asked for a good sandwich bread recipe. Here at Clucky Dickens Farm, our go to sandwich bread recipe is Honey Wheat Bread. This recipe makes 4-5 loaves, but you can certainly cut it in […]

French Apple Pie

French Apple Pie

If you’re anything like me, you love pie. It’s a staple dessert in our home. This recipe for French Apple Pie is awesome—a super easy one crust pie finished off with a yummy, crumbly top. Wait. Isn’t apple pie with the crumbly top called Dutch […]

Ice Cream Caramel Rolls: Special Breakfast Treat

Ice Cream Caramel Rolls: Special Breakfast Treat

What does ice cream have to do with caramel rolls? Everything—because the caramel sauce for these rolls uses ice cream as one of its ingredients. I know. Yum. The best thing about these rolls? From start to finish, these puppies only take two hours. Did […]

Peanut Butter and Cream Brownies

Peanut Butter and Cream Brownies

There comes a time in every person’s life when they need a treat. A chocolately, peanut buttery, creamy treat. Peanut Butter and Cream Brownies might be just the thing to fit the bill when such a need arises. Ingredients for Peanut Butter and Cream Brownies […]

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. […]

Homemade Bacon: Pig to Plate in 5 Steps

Homemade 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 homemade […]