Sometimes it may be helpful to look back 150 years or more and ask ourselves what did our great gramma do to prepare her household for winter months and cold and flu season. Remember no processed foods, gramma fed her family what she put up herself. Food was all nutrient dense. Food was stored inContinue reading “Getting Ready for Cold and Flu Season”
We have members share with us their favorite recipes. Many are very old, and i also share with you my Amish recipes.
IF you are looking for safe raw milk to drink you want to be sure to buy a safe milk cow (or find a herdshare that tests at least yearly). Many cows today are sold as “family milk cows” when they actually come right off a non-tested, non-raw milk dairy. Brokers sometimes make a dealContinue reading “How to Buy a Safe Raw Milk Cow”
Like all diaries you should look into family lines. Look at three traits you MUST have and all the others can fall in line behind them. Cows that do not pass the blood and milk test are eliminated first, don’t look back. Bringing home ONE cow with Q fever will infect your entire herd andContinue reading “Our Family Cow Lines: Gallant Bess”
Ingredients 120ml (1/2 cup) butter 2 tsp. dried basil, crushed 2 tsp. lemon juice 1 1/4 tsp. garlic powder 3/4 tsp. seasoned salt 220g (8 oz.) fettuccine or angel hair pasta (cooked and drained) 360ml (1 1/2 cups) broccoli floweretts (cooked tender-crisp) 3 Tbsp. walnuts (chopped ) fresh, grated Parmesan cheese Procedure Melt the butterContinue reading “Garlic Parmesan Pasta”
Ingredients 4 avocados 2 tablespoons of pico de gallo Juice of 1/2 lime 2 chopped Jalapeño OR 2 tablespoons of crushed red pepper OR 1 tablespoon of cayenne pepper 1 teaspoon of salt 4 teaspoons of olive oil 1 1/2 teaspoon of chopped garlic 1/2 teaspoon of ground black pepper 1 minced jalapeño OR 2Continue reading “Guacamole”
Ingredients 1 Tablespoon butter 1 cup onion, chopped 3 Tablespoons all-purpose flour 1/2 teaspoon curry powder 1/4 teaspoon cumin 1/4 teaspoon ground nutmeg 2 garlic cloves, crushed 1 cup peeled and cubed sweet potato 1/4 teaspoon salt 2 14-oz cans of nonfat and low-sodium chicken broth or vegetable stock 1 15-oz can of pumpkin 1Continue reading “Spiced Pumpkin Soup”