Basic Bread Baking

I don’t make all our family’s bread from scratch. I just don’t have time. However, it isn’t something that I do constantly. Additionally, when it comes to freshly baked bread I have zero willpower, so I would probably weigh about 500 pounds if I baked bread all of the time. Today, though, is a bread…

What to Do When You’re Snowed In…(Molasses Cookies)

If the weather continues to be snowy and icy, we are going to weigh about 500 pounds. My daughters are complaining “There’s nothing to do but cook and eat.” And they are right. So why not? Molasses cookies are one of our winter favorites. They are chewy and cinnamony…yum. So if you’re stuck inside, why…

Planning the Garden

I have been planning my garden ever since New Year’s Day! It won’t be long before Old Man Winter finally makes his final bows and disappears for about 6 months, and I am so anxious for the return of blue skies, sunny days, and plenty of rich black dirt in which to dig. Here’s the…