One of my favorite things to do on a crisp weekend afternoon is to make a cozy, soul-warming pot of soup.  It's a favorite…

Well, I don’t know about you all, but I am fully holidayed out. Traveling, food, family and friends, pie, presents, food, crowds, cookies, stress, candies,…

  Ahh, do you all feel that?  Autumn has arrived, and—here in the Ozarks, at least—we're enjoying daytime temperatures in the mid-seventies and evenings are…

  Although we're well into spring now, the temps here in the Ozarks were down into the low thirties the other night.  I decided, rather…

  One thing my long-time readers might know about me is how much I love soup.  I love eating soup, making soup, and dreaming up…

  I don't know how anyone can not like lasagna.  I mean, what's not to like?  Zesty, meaty tomato sauce with creamy ricotta, mild mozzarella,…

  Summer is nearly at an end there’s a slight crispness to the air.  The cool evenings are making me crave a nice warm soup;…

  This traditional Russian soup is inexpensive, hearty, yet low-cal, and will warm you up on a cold winter's day.  Made with your homegrown veggies,…

  Comfort food, at its heart, is the epitome of simplicity, and there are few things a homesteader appreciates more than simplicity.  Potatoes.  Corn.  Onion. …

  Ninety.  You’d never guess it from the taste, but that’s the number of calories in two satisfying cups of this velvety soup.  Packed with…

  So, I’ll start by saying this isn’t your grand-momma’s chili.  That is, unless your visionary grand-momma, threw caution—and the everyday meat-chili recipes of normal…