Glazed Carrots

Nothing complicated for this candy like vegetable side. Ingredients: 1 ½ lbs carrots sliced ½ inch thick ¼ cup butter ¼ cup brown sugar ¼ teaspoon salt 1 tablespoon chopped parsley Directions: Place carrots in a large pan and add 2 cups of water.  Bring to a boil and then allow to simmer for 10Continue reading “Glazed Carrots”

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A Real Update

So much has happened since my last post. I started a new job and I an learning to be a dialysis nurse. I have had a heart attack and triple bypass, and a few other health mishaps we shall call them. But I am still here, kicking and finally getting the farm, though only asContinue reading “A Real Update”

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Water Bath Canning vs Pressure Canning

Some links are affiliate links. I receive a small commission from these but it does not affect your purchases. There really is no debate on which you should choose. There are somethings are safe to water bath can but everything can be pressure canned. Why can’t I water bath can low acid foods? My grandmaContinue reading “Water Bath Canning vs Pressure Canning”

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Nutty Caramel Apple Crisp

I love making crisps. I don’t do it near often enough for my own satisfaction but that will change one of these days. Ingredients: Crisp topping: 1/2 cup of all purpose or whole wheat flour 1/3 cup rolled oats (not quick oats) 1/2 cup packed brown sugar 1 tsp apple pie spice (aka 1:1/2:1/2 ratioContinue reading “Nutty Caramel Apple Crisp”

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Top 5 Reasons to do Breakfast.

There are many reasons why breakfast is the most important meal of the day. Here are the top 5 reasons you shouldn’t forgo your first meal of the day.   1. Breakfast decreases appetite. This is the time to fill up on high-fiber, nutrient dense foods. You will find that you have fewer cravings duringContinue reading “Top 5 Reasons to do Breakfast.”

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Brownies

Borrowed photo my brownies don’t last long enough to grab a pic. Ingredients 1/2 cup butter 1 cup white sugar 2 eggs 1 teaspoon vanilla extract 1/3 cup unsweetened cocoa powder 1/2 cup all-purpose flour 1/4 teaspoon salt 1/4 teaspoon baking powder Directions Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C). Grease and flour anContinue reading “Brownies”

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Busy Mom Menu Planning Tips

Pre-planning your menu will do several things for you. It will force you to double check your calendar. It will force you to go through your pantry, fridge and freezer (helps keep things fresh). It will also force you to make a grocery list (which will help you stay in budget). Quick note about budgets,Continue reading “Busy Mom Menu Planning Tips”

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