Yogurt

My husband and I have been making our own yogurt for about 1.5 years. Once you make your own, you’ll never go back to store bought! We like to know what’s in the yogurt (i.e. just milk!) and it’s also cheaper (about half the price of buying it) and...

Pita Pockets

Easy way to make home made pita pockets! This recipe is from a Grainworks newsletter. http://www.grainworks.com/ Pita Pockets Print Recipe CourseSnack CuisineMiddle Eastern Skill LevelAdvanced Servings Prep Time 12 Servings 4 Hours Cook Time 10 Mins Servings Prep Time...

Carrot Pepper Salsa

This recipe turned out fantastic. We have one precious jar left! 😉  It may get opened this weekend… The recipe is from: Bernardin – Complete Book of Home Preserving (400 delicious and creative recipes for today). Edited by Judi Kingry and Lauren Devine....

Pickled Asparagus

Almost that time of year again!  May-June is Asparagus time in Alberta! Last year we bought lots of Asparagus from Edgar Farms. These pickles we made were amazing. I did not use green bell pepper.  I substituted either red or yellow. Source: Bernardin Complete Book of...

Asparagus Mustard Pickles

This recipe is from the Edgar Farms Asparagus Recipe book. We made these last year and they were fantastic! Asparagus Mustard Pickles Print Recipe Pickled asparagus Servings 20 250 mL jars Servings 20 250 mL jars Asparagus Mustard Pickles Print Recipe Pickled...

Nawal El Saadawi

Every so often you run into fantastic news articles (that are longer than two paragraphs) that really renew your hope for humanity! I ran into this article on The...

To Almond or Not to Almond

We like to simplify problems.  To solve the water crisis in California, we’ll just stop buying almonds.  Well, if only problems were that simple!  We would have figured everything out a long time ago if that was the case. Here’s a good article that...