GF chocolate chip cookie recipe

In a heavy-duty mixer:2 sticks butter, room temperature1 cup white sugar1 cup brown sugarMix until combined.  Once that is combined add:2 eggs1 tsp. vanillaMix. Then add:1 tsp baking powder1 tsp baking soda2 3/4 cup gf oats1 cup rice flour1 1/4 cup all purpose gf flourMix again.Then add the good stuff:1 bag chocolate chips and 1 chopped... Continue Reading →

GF Apple Cake

Everyone in our house LOOOOVES this recipe except for my gluten-free child. Ironic, isn't it?Oven at 400 degrees.On the stove, melt 1/2 stick of butter in a cast iron skillet.Peel and dice one apple. In a bowl dump:1 cup rice flour3/4 cup all purpose gluten-free flour2 tsp. baking powder1/4 tsp. salt1/2 cup sugar3 or 4... Continue Reading →

I can can. yes, I can…can you?

I really don't can very much. But, when my friend Sarah comes to visit, we break out the glass jars and can these supremely delicious jalapenos. I really love them. So do the kids.What you need:4 pounds jalapeno peppers2-4 pounds of onions (I like LOTS)2 cups of sugar3 cups of vinegar2 T. mustard seed2 t.... Continue Reading →

Money saving adventures #2

Well, we made our goal of 10 days of groceries for $100...I didn't get to the store until January 29th. So really we made it eleven days.We did this in two ways...1. Couponing. Which I think everyone should do. 2. NEW RECIPES...which are my favorite.We used a couple of recipes from the Raising Olives website... Continue Reading →

Money saving adventures #1

Well, now that laundry is done and put away...sort of. All bags are unpacked and put away until our next out-of-town excitement. We are back to farm-life reality. Which is exactly how I like it. I love schedules, routines, and organization. I am a nerd.Since we are building a new farm, reality is we don't... Continue Reading →

Best bread recipe EVER…

Bread making time! 🙂 Ingredients:3 cups warm water2 pkg. yeast1/2 cup sugar1 1/2 tsp salt1/2 cup vegetable oil4 eggs8 - 10 cups of flourPut warm water, sugar and salt in a LARGE bowl. Sprinkle yeast on top. Wait until yeast kind of bubbles and looks a little gross (should take about 5 to 10 min). Like... Continue Reading →

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