Don’t let the name keep you from having a slice warm with butter and coffee in the morning.
The Health Benefits of Cinnamon
As the weather gets colder, now is a good time to add cinnamon to foods and drinks.
How to Pickle Watermelon Rinds
I really hate to see food go to waste, and as I was cutting up a watermelon this year, I thought what a waste it was to put the watermelon rinds in the trash. I don’t have chickens anymore, and I don’t have a compost, so I really do feel like I am wasting them […]
How to Can Mint Cinnamon Plum Preserves
Plum preserves are good enough on their own, but with cinnamon? Oh, man! And we wanted a little something special for the next batch of plum preserves so I added mint leaves to the plums during the cooking process. I really liked this recipe because it added the great minty flavor in with the sweet […]
Apple Crisp Oatmeal Recipe
Fall is my favorite season and one of the reasons for that is the amazing food. Apple crisp? Delicious and quintessentially fall. I love making this Honey and Oatmeal Apple Crisp as a fabulous fall breakfast for the kids. Grinding our own wheat flour and using locally-produced honey makes this a high-fiber, vitamin-rich meal. Honey […]
Cooking Spices as Home Remedies: Cinnamon, Cardamom and Cloves
Cinnamon, cardamom and cloves are typical Christmas spices, but all three are also commonly used in Asian (especially South Asian) cooking. They are typical ingredients in Indian spiced tea, masala chai, and they are also used in India’s Ayurvedic medicine. Indian cuisine uses these spices for their flavor but also for their ability to help digestion. All […]