Simple Meals: Sunday dinners, 1913 and today

simple meals Beef and biscuit rolls in a cast iron skillet

Simple meals. They’re the goal for any day of the week but especially useful on the weekends. If you are trying to avoid eating out and don’t want to deal with prepping meals ahead of time, it’s essential to be ready with some extra simple meals. Here is one woman’s perspective on Sunday dinners, written…

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What’s the Best Way to Keep Track of Recipes?

recipe box and recipe cards

I have been there and back again when it comes to finding the best way to keep track of recipes I like. It’s almost comical that this has to be a thing, doesn’t it? But it’s a good problem, I guess. It’s nice to have so much food and have so much variety that I…

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Vintage cookbooks and why they’re still useful

a stack of old cookbooks

This post contains affiliate links. Read our disclosure policy here. Vintage cookbooks will always have a place in my kitchen. (They may have even taken over, actually…) On my 9th birthday, I received my first “very own” cookbook and there began my love of cooking and cookbooks. Snickerdoodles, pumpkin custard, and hot milk sponge cakes were…

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How to Make Kombucha Without a SCOBY

There are SO many decisions to make when you’re moving, trying to decide what is worth packing and hauling and what is better left behind. When I moved to Texas last year, I made a last-minute decision to keep my kombucha SCOBY, not wanting to toss a faithful friend to the curb. I put it…

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