DIY: Easy Pearsauce in the Crock Pot Recipe

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Ingredients: 20 – 30 Pears (or however many fits in your crock pot after coring, peeling and slicing) Cinnamon 1 Cup of Water 1 Cup of Sugar (Optional) Directions: 1) First Peel, Core and Slice the pears (if you have an apple corer/peeler/slicer, it will work on pears too) and place them in your crock […]

DIY: How To Harvest Garlic

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This is going to be the first in a multi-part series on harvesting, curing and preserving garlic. The first part is of course, harvesting the garlic. This is an easy process, but also a delicate one. You have to be very careful not to bruise the bulbs. Otherwise, they won’t store well and will rot. […]

Easy Homemade Apple Sauce Recipe

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My wife got me some apples from the local orchard so, I decided to make apple sauce in the crockpot.  It was really easy and I though I would share the recipe.  I actually have a really big crockpot and did double the ingredients below, but I figured not everyone would have that.  I was […]

Baking Pumpkin Seeds

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Baked pumpkin seeds are my favorite homemade Fall treats and one of the easiest to prepare. When carving your pumpkin, collect all the guts in a large bowl Separate the seeds from the orange bits using another bowl Put the seeds in a strainer and thoroughly rinse off any excess pumpkin goo before drying them […]

Canned Apple Pie Filling

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It’s been a while.  Work has been kicking my butt.  Hey though, that’s what living the American dream is all about.  And what is more American than apple pie, right?  I was lucky enough to be given about 40 green apples because the people with the tree just didn’t know what to do with them.  […]