Living The Basics

Simple and Resourceful Living

Recipes: From Our Home To Yours

Homemade Butter and Buttermilk

If you are lucky enough to have milk producers, you probably already have this recipe and don’t need me to tell you. For those who have not crossed the bridge into making their own butter, you will love it!

Homemade White Bread

One of my first hobbies was learning to make bread. I strongly believe this is an important skill to know and this recipe can cross over to whole wheat and whole grain flours.

Easy Homemade Vinegar

There are several methods to making vinegar and you can use many different ingredients. This recipe is my favorite, because it gives me a way to use leftover scraps when I make recipes with apples.

Homemade Chocolate Chip Blondies

Check out this recipe for easy ooey-gooey chocolatey goodness!

Johnny Cakes

Sometimes the simplest recipes are the best. Johnny Cakes are a traditional American food, something that few recipes can claim.

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