Miscellaneous

The End of the Crockpot

I have long loved my crockpot. It’s so versatile – I use it all the time to make home made stock (both chicken and beef, and if you call it “bone broth”, we’re talking about the same thing), one pot dinners like corned beef with cabbage, beef stew, whole ‘roasted’ chickens, and so much more.… Continue reading The End of the Crockpot

Miscellaneous

Honoring Our Seasons

I spend too much time swirling. To do lists, activities, deadlines – and all this while I try to be judicious in how I allot my time and attention. I suppose this state of affairs is to be expected in some ways – between work, school for both myself and my son, 4H, teaching preserving,… Continue reading Honoring Our Seasons

Miscellaneous

Reading Review

Winter doesn’t seem to want to loosen it’s grip – as I type it’s snowing, and has been snowing for two days. The one thing cold snowy weather does lend itself too though, is reading. I’ve always got a pile of books at my bedside (let’s be honest – there are piles all around the… Continue reading Reading Review