Peach Cobbler

Peach cobbler made with home-canned peaches is absolutely divine. My mother made this recipe, and I suspect that Southern cooks have used this same recipe for generations. It is yummy by itself and it is even tastier when topped with a scoop of vanilla ice cream.  I’ve tweaked mama’s recipe a bit to make the…

First Calves of the Year!

I love the fall. All of the best things happened to me in the fall. My birthday is in the fall. I always loved school growing up, and school started (at least when I was a kid) in the fall. I was married in the fall. I’ve always lived in the South, so fall’s cooler…

My New Milk Cow

I just realized today, that I have never posted about my milking experiment. A couple years ago, I bought some Jersey cows. Since then, I’ve had 3 cows and 2 of them died. The other one was a carrier for a disease called Johnnes disease that could infect our beef herd, so I had to…

Canning Peaches

This year, I discovered the bulk food co-op, just in time to pick up the last shipment of peaches. I bought a bushel of them and I canned them for us to enjoy in winter. Canning peaches is super easy, and you don’t need any special equipment (like a pressure canner) other than your typical…