Tag: homestead

Today’s Tart

One of the things I like to do on Saturday is go to the farmer’s market. Then I make a tart with some of the produce. This week, we have tomatoes, pea shoots, and arugula. I use Schaer puff pastry. It’s the only gluten… Continue Reading “Today’s Tart”

Finishing the Lockers

If you recall, we bought some lockers at MakeICT a few months ago. Many things came up and they sat unfinished by the Quonset Hut. We have a few more to finish. We start with one like this. Then the Husband grinds off the… Continue Reading “Finishing the Lockers”

Egg Cache

For a couple of weeks, I wasn’t getting as many eggs as I thought I should. Not sure if it was hot, cold, wet, dry, whatever that was making them not lay.

Plantains!

So one of our favorite restaurants in Wichita is Sabor. Our favorite thing at Sabor is the plantain chips.

How ‘Bout Them Apples?

In addition to the nectarines, I also got a three-pound bag of Jonathan apples. I decided to make applesauce/pie filling. Nom. So making applesauce is easy as pie. Cut up the apples into chunks. In a saucepan, put some water, and the apples. Put… Continue Reading “How ‘Bout Them Apples?”

Vanilla Nectarine Preserves

I bought a big bag of nectarines at the farmer’s market this weekend. What to do… I looked at Pinterest and found some ideas for preservation. Decided on a vanilla nectarine preserve.

Alright, Alright, Alright

That’s what I love about these High School chicks man, I get older, they stay the same age. – Wooderson So Noah II has started hanging out with the teenagers. They are juuuust reaching adulthood.

Ugh.

I haven’t been blogging as of late. Or much of anything else beyond basic everyday stuff. It’s hard to get motivated when you’re depressed. Why am I depressed?

Newest Member of the Family

Meet Lou. Lou, or Lupercus, is the Roman protector of flocks.

Carry On My Wayward Peep

So, it was a bit of a goat rodeo getting the peeps from the pen to their brooder, because it was too damn hot to finish the coop. The front door for the pen is not great, so it was held together by zip… Continue Reading “Carry On My Wayward Peep”