RECIPE: Homemade Jalapeno Cornbread Baked In Cast Iron Skillet

by Tammy Taylor I like to try to make things from scratch when I’m cooking.  It’s more delicious, less expensive and typically causes less landfill trash so it really appeals to me.  Usually when I’m looking for a recipe I’ll do an internet search, read the reviews, pick a recipe and just go with it.  […]

Caring For Cast-Iron Cookware

by Texas Homesteader ~ *contains affiliate link My kitchen doesn’t have oodles of different sizes and brands of fancy cookware.  But  back in ‘the day’ I was the same as probably most of my friends.  I was rushing out to buy the latest and greatest cookware and food storage systems.  But after awhile my cupboards […]

Cooking Breakfast Should Include Hazardous Duty Pay!

by Texas Homesteader ~ We typically don’t eat breakfast so enjoying it is a special occasion indeed.  Usually either when we’re on a vacation or every year for Mother’s Day or Father’s Day when our tradition dictates that the honoree get homemade breakfast in bed. I typically opt for fresh fruit, yogurt and homemade pancakes. […]

How Would Grandma Have Done It?

by Texas Homesteader ~ How would grandma have done it? I’ve been seeing this question a lot on social media lately.  But it’s great food for thought, especially for those striving to reduce waste and save a little money too.  You see, plastic and single-use items weren’t commonplace back in grandma’s day.  And yet, grandma […]