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Homemade Bread and Book Update

As promised, here’s the recipe for my easy to make/bake and life-sustaining bread…

For this recipe you’ll need a heavy cast iron saucepan and lid. I use a Le Creuset one, but any cast iron one is good! 322 more words

Bealtaine Cottage

Salt of the Earth

This year, I’m participating a Mastery Challenge of food preservation hosted by Marisa McClellan at Food in Jars.  The challenge for February, the second month, is… 659 more words

Food In Jars Mastery Challenge 2017

Sunday Dinner

How many folks still hold with tradition and have “Sunday Dinner”? Growing up in my house, a big dinner with family members occurred every week. Family time and lots of good food are Italian American traditions. 839 more words

Healthy Italian Cooking

Frugal Cooking and Planning

The Wall Street Journal recently featured an article on how we waste food in America. They noted that the average four-person family spends about $2,000 a year on food that ultimately ends up in the garbage. 656 more words

Healthy Italian Cooking

Mystic Moon Store Review

At the beginning of the year, Cathy and I decided to take a little road trip to do some serious witchy shopping. One of the stores on our list to visit was a new place for us, called Mystic Moon in Madison Heights, Michigan. 572 more words


Cooking The Italian Provinces - Salerno

Often overshadowed by its proximity to Naples and by the beauty of the Amalfi coast, Salerno is often overlooked. The province has a Mediterranean climate, with a hot and relatively dry summer (30 °C (86 °F) in August) and a rainy fall and winter (8 °C (46 °F) in January). 1,015 more words

Healthy Italian Cooking