Heirloom and Organic Seeds: How are they all different?
There are endless discussions surrounding GMO seeds vs hybrid seeds. There is also confusion surrounding heirloom (AKA heritage seeds) and organic seeds. We could talk about all the issues surrounding these hot topic for hours. However, the goal for this article is to clear up the confusion surrounding these terms.
Sifting through all the information on GMO seeds vs hybrid seeds can be overwhelming. It’s often hard to tell the truth from corporate America fiction. Let’s blow away the smoke and take an honest, simple look at these terms.Read More
There is something so comforting about an old-fashioned, from scratch, layered coconut cake. Just the photo of one invokes warm memories of family gatherings, special celebrations, and Sunday lunches when special company was coming. I can’t tell you how often I’m asked, “I follow my grandmother’s recipe exactly, but it doesn’t taste the same. What am I doing wrong?” We’ll answer this question and share this time honored recipe together.Read More
Chicken keeping is a natural thing for me as I was raised on a farm, but when someone asked me about my personal reasons for keeping them, I had to stop and wonder. Is it because it’s just something that’s always been or are there more personal beliefs and reasons? The answer is both I suppose. My grandmother had chickens and getting the eggs, feeding them, and helping to butcher them was part of my upbringing. She instilled the love of chickens in me and I’ve stayed in love with these feathered friends for over 30+ of keeping them myself.Read More
Why do I make homemade hamburger and hot dog buns using this easy, delicious recipe? Because when you remove GMOs and processed foods from your diet, some of the convenience items, like hamburger and hot dog buns, are no longer an option. But considering the many benefits of doing this, making your own becomes a joy. I began making homemade buns just over a year ago and have perfected this recipe for my family. I like this recipe because it’s so versatile. It can be used for hamburger buns, hot dog buns, rolls, I guess anything you want it to be.Read More
It’s velvety, smooth, and decadently delicious. Warning: Once you’ve made this chocolate pie, there’ll be no going back! Sometimes you’ll make it just for yourself! This is another recipe from my great-grandmother, Ma Horton.Read More