Category Archives: Recipes & Cooking

Favorite simple yet delicious recipes in my Texas Homestead kitchen.

Chocolate CRAZY CAKE (Wacky Cake) Recipe Uses No Eggs, Butter, Milk or MIXING BOWLS!

by Texas Homesteader ~ 

This easy depression-era chocolate crazy cake recipe is delicious. (some call it Wacky Cake). The recipe uses no eggs, butter, milk or even BOWLS!

Oh, and I also share a crazy-good mix-n-spread chocolate frosting recipe below too! DEPRESSION-ERA CHOCOLATE CRAZY CAKE RECIPE - no eggs, butter, milk or even BOWLS! Quick & easy with BONUS no-cook chocolate frosting recipe! #TexasHomesteader

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Banana Pudding Made With Squash? You’re Not Gonna Believe It!

by Texas Homesteader ~ 

Banana pudding is one of our favorite desserts. But did you know you could make pudding using yellow summer squash puree? AND, it actually tastes like banana pudding and nothing like squash?

No really! Check it out, y’all

Banana pudding made with summer squash, bananas, vanilla wafers in mason jar. #TexasHomesteader

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Zero-Waste Cooking – The Art of Eliminating Leftover Food

by Texas Homesteader ~ 

Reducing waste in the grocery budget is a hot topic right now. Rushed parents and over-scheduled folks are doing the best they can to keep their grocery budget low in these days of high-priced groceries.

But the USDA estimates that between 30% and 40% of our food is ending up in landfills. 


The USDA estimates that between 30% and 40% of our food ends up in landfills. See our easy tips on eliminating wasted and leftover food. #TexasHomesteader

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