Duck Egg Mayonnaise

Homemade mayonnaise has changed my life.  Really, it's so good.  I'm not sure why I have waited this long to make it.  I came across this recipe from The Slim Palate for duck egg mayonnaise and love it.  We get 4-5 duck eggs a day so I like to make up a big batch of mayo … Continue reading Duck Egg Mayonnaise

Honey-Thyme Cold & Cough Syrup

I have always loved a spoonful of raw honey for a sore throat & coughs.  I think it works so much better than regular cough syrup {which I never really notice any difference when I use it}. Or a spoonful stirred into to tea!  Not only does it taste great, but raw honey has real … Continue reading Honey-Thyme Cold & Cough Syrup

Pineapple-Jalapeño Jelly

Fall has me wanting to cook, bake, can and preserve our garden harvest!  In our garden we have some huge pineapple tomatillo plants {also known as ground cherries}.  I didn't intend to plant them...but it was a happy accident.  I thought I had planted tomatillos...the tomatillos that make salsa verde!  But no, I failed to … Continue reading Pineapple-Jalapeño Jelly

Pickled Beets

Our beet crop has done pretty well this year & we are enjoying them in our kitchen.  The chickens eat the leaves and we get the root, so it's a win-win and nothing goes to waste.  Not everyone likes beets- they have an earthy, dirty {in a delicious way!} slightly sweet flavor. We love roasted … Continue reading Pickled Beets