Peachy Pear Jam

This is one of my favorite recipes from childhood, and the very first thing I canned once I learned how! It’s still the one thing I have to can every year. The bright summery taste of fresh peaches and fresh...

Cooking with Cast Iron

Are you ready to invest in some cast iron cookware but are a little intimidated by all the rules & upkeep? The good news is cast iron isn’t as fragile or difficult to maintain as you might have heard! Why...

Honey Whole Wheat Bread

Aren’t old cookbooks the best?  My mom has an old copy of a Farm Journal Canning & Freezing Cookbook that I have photocopied lots of recipes from to put in my big recipe binder.  I particularly like this book because you...