Tuesday Twister June 8

It is getting late on Tuesday but I still want to get in my Tuesday Twister. Each week, Wardeh at gnowfglins holds the Tuesday Twister Blog Carnival. I love seeing what people have been working on in other real food kitchens. This week, I made a double batch of my...

Tuesday Twister May 18

Last week a few of our meals were based on a pot of pinto beans. If you have ever taken a look at my menu plans we do have legumes on a regular basis. They are a great way to stretch a tight budget while being a good source of protein and minerals. I like to cook them...

Them Bones, Them Bones…

  A few days ago I shared a video from the Weston A. Price Foundation titled Tips for Limited Time and a Limited Budget by Sara Pope. In this video it is mentioned that by incorporating large amounts of broth into the diet, meat can be consumed only once or twice...

I Had No Idea

Lulu came home from school today talking about her cooking class and that she had learned about pasteurized eggs. I thought that she meant pasteurized egg product (you know, the stuff that comes in those little cartons and talks about ‘beating eggs’) but...

Cheap Eating circa 1878

I found these books available online recently. They were all written in the late 1870’s by Juliet Corson. I’ve enjoyed them. Many of the food suggestions and ideas are still appropriate. The first book is Practical American Cookery and Household...

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