Cheese Crackers

Since we started eating better and eliminating processed foods, the kiddos have been missing their “goldfish” crackers. I don’t have a cute little fish cookie cutter, but you could use any shape, or if you are short on time- go my route. They taste great either way! Ingredients 3 cups cheddar (I used 8 ounces […]

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Chicken Ravioli

I have no idea why they call this ravioli- it does not contain ravioli! The only thing I can think of is the house wife didn’t wanna admit she just threw a buncha stuff together. Personally, I woulda called it Creamy Chicken and Noodles. I found this handwritten recipe inside an old church cookbook. It […]

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Making Cottage or Buckboard Bacon

For a while now, I’ve had the itch to make bacon. The problem with making bacon is it can be prohibitively expensive. I haven’t found anywhere to buy raw pork belly, and if I have my parents ship it to me, by the time you lose water weight from the cure, take off the pork […]

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How to Dispatch a Chicken aka Freezer Camp

A few weekends ago we decided it was time to cull extra roosters that we hatched last spring.  They would have been about 6 months old; these were not cross x meat chickens. People who raise meat chickens can have them ready to eat in about 7 weeks and ours take an awful lot longer […]

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Vegetarian Faux Mini Meatballs

My vegetarian loves these, and the best part is so do my guys…they don’t even know their not eating meat. 2 cups ground nuts (pecans or walnuts) 6 eggs 2 cups grated cheese 2 cups cracker or bread crumbs 2 Tbls. Italian seasoning Salt and Pepper to taste 1 Tbls. Garlic powder 1 Tbls. Onion […]

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