Homemade Raw Cream Butter is Easy and Rebellious- What’s not to Love?!

I’m an outlaw.  I admit it.  I drink raw milk.  Its actually illegal in many states.  Can you believe that?  In Washington (where I live) you can buy it directly from the farmer, which I do.  Every week we go to our farmer’s market and pay $8 for a half gallon of milk (if your…

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Amazing Homemade Pickles in 3 Days!

Yes, you read right.  3 days!  I LOVE pickles.  My last pregnancy I ate an entire jar of pickles and a pint of ice cream for dinner on more than one occasion.  When they are small and crisp and a bit of spice to them- WOW!  But, I never thought of making them myself.  It…

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Canning Homemade Strawberry Jam

I picked about 2 flats of strawberries two weeks ago with the intention to can my own strawberry jam.  Ian and I get some pretty amazing jam from our favorite spot at the farmer’s market.  Raspberry is our favorite, but strawberry is a close second.  But its $6.50 for a small jar that we easily…

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