Fresh Pasta From Your Preps

Fresh Pasta From Your Preps

Let’s be honest with each other – the idea of eating from your preps is probably not all that appealing, right?  I mean, you’ve canned food and all kinds of freeze dried stuff that, while edible, isn’t usually that tasty.  But, what if I told you that you could have tasty fresh pasta right from

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

How To Make Scratch Pancakes

How To Make Scratch Pancakes

When you think of rustic, homestead-style cooking what is the first kind of breakfast you think of? If you’re like me, the first things that pop into your head are eggs, bacon and scratch pancakes. Yes, I know I talked about how I try to eat as Paleo-centric as possible in this post.  That being

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