Snowy Day Beef Stew Recipe

Snowy Day Beef Stew Recipe

When the weather is bone-chilling cold with gray skies, there’s nothing I crave more than a big bowl of steaming beef stew!  There’s just something warming and comforting about the smell of a slow-cooked stew that warms up your body and puts you in a calm mood. Yeah, that’s great, but it’s a pain to

Seasonings: Stepping Up Your Culinary Preps

Seasonings: Stepping Up Your Culinary Preps

We’re going to talk about seasonings today in our second cooking-related Project TWH post.  In case you missed it earlier, our first cooking-related post in Project TWH was about Nutrition For The Suburban Homesteader. Why Seasoning Is Essential To Homesteaders Let’s get this fact out-of-the-way right off the bat – bland food sucks!  Monotony does too.  Picture this very

Spicy Penne alla Vodka Recipe

Spicy Penne alla Vodka Recipe

I spent some time this weekend cooking for the family and decided to make one of my favorite dishes – penne alla vodka. While it’s not one of the most rustic dishes I’ve ever made, I did use a cast iron skillet to make it so it has some ‘suburban homesteading credibility!’ I have made