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Leek & Potato Soup

Leek & Potato Soup

Leek & Potato Soup has become one of our homestead go-to recipes in the winter. Growing both leeks and potatoes throughout the summer, and storing them away allows for this ultra comfort food in the cold months. This soup is rich, and hearty; perfect for…

Beef Stock: A Rich & Hearty Soup Base

Beef Stock: A Rich & Hearty Soup Base

During the cold months of the year, soup is on a lot of people’s minds. A good rich soup that warms you to the core just isn’t the same without a high quality stock as it’s base. Beef stock can be made as easily as…

Oat & Honey Bread

Oat & Honey Bread

On the Eleventh day of Breadmas my Baker gave to me, Oat & Honey Bread! If you’re a fan of French toast then this is the bread for you. It’s ultra soft and fluffy, and absorbs everything very well. It’s also excellent fried into croutons!…

Round Rye Bread

Round Rye Bread

On the Eighth day of Breadmas my Baker gave to, Round Rye Bread! I’ve always loved rye bread. I think it’s the combo of the yeasty, breadiness with caraway. This recipe is based on the two best rye breads I’ve had; Traditional Swedish limpa bread,…

Prepping for Breadmas

Prepping for Breadmas

It’s been a long year. Everyone is tired and looking for reasons to be happy. All through the fall I’ve been racking my brain trying to think of something that will make this year stand out for a good reason instead of a bad one.…

10 Gift Ideas for the Foodie in Your Life

10 Gift Ideas for the Foodie in Your Life

This year has brought about a lot of new things in our lives. And though a lot of those things are stressful or scary, there is always a light in the darkness. This year has seen a huge number of people take up new hobbies,…

Homemade Fig Newton Cookies

Homemade Fig Newton Cookies

Fig Newton cookies are, in my humble opinion, a very underrated cookie. We didn’t buy them often when I was young, since other cookies were more popular in our house. But when we did get them, it was a happy day! I have always loved…

Sourdough Sandwich Bread

Sourdough Sandwich Bread

Having a good sandwich bread in your repertoire of recipes is always a good call. Although classic rustic sourdoughs, and other crusty breads are amazing, they aren’t always what you want. For sandwiches, grilled cheese, and simple French toast, a dense and chewy sourdough sandwich…

Meatballs in Red Pepper Sauce

Meatballs in Red Pepper Sauce

Meatballs are a favourite around here, but we don’t actually make them that often. So when we do, it’s important that they’re yummy. After all, as a favourite, we have high expectations! On busy weeknights, when both of us have come home from long shifts,…

Simple Pickled Onions

Simple Pickled Onions

Pickling onions was one of the first things I ever tried in the preserving world. And the result obviously led me to a super fun world of canning! This very simple recipe will leave you with a few jars of yummy pickled onions, that are…