Three reasons you should make lemon whey pie: 1. It is a mouth-watering way to use up extra whey- a very common problem if you make a lot of cheese or own dairy goats or cows. 2. It's delightfully old-fashioned and just happens to come from the 1965 edition of the Farm Journal's Complete Pie Cookbook which belonged to my grandmother. 3. It's really, reeealllllly good. Really. It has officially earned a spot in my recipe collection. Now … [Read more...] about Lemon Whey Pie Recipe
Archives for June 2013
(First off, to answer the question in the title, I don't think anyone EVER really needs reality TV, but especially not when you live on a homestead. ;)) Each week, I generally try to post clever DIY tips, tasty recipes, or tips for farm life. But today, I'm deviating ever-so-slightly from my usual content. I've had several requests to write up a "day in my life" style of post. and although this past Saturday was far from a regular day, I … [Read more...] about Snakes and Tornadoes… Who Needs Reality TV When You Live on a Homestead?
"Cultivating the Homestead Community" Oh summertime... Every year I tell myself I will NOT allow it to get this busy, but then it always does! I feel like I'm running around like a crazy person every day bouncing from barn chores to weeding to watering to blogging to cooking... Unfortunately, I'm struggling again with my garden this year... None of my cucumbers came up, and only a couple bean plants ended up germinating. I'm trying to … [Read more...] about Homestead Barn Hop #116
I used to be like a little kid in a candy store... Whenever I'd visit the air freshener aisle at the grocery store. I'd rub my hands together in delight as I perused the hundreds of brightly-colored packages begging for me to place them in my cart. The scents always sounded so tantalizing... Island Delight, Fresh Lavender, Strawberry Fields, Boysenberry Splash. I'd excitedly pick a few different options and hurry home to try them out in … [Read more...] about 10 Homemade Air Freshener Recipes