My family considers homemade tortillas a real treat! After numerous attempts at making round flour tortillas (I could make every shape but round!), we finally invested in an electric tortilla/flatbread maker. With the simple, inexpensive ingredients that comprise tortillas, I’m sure we’ve more than made up the original price of the [...]
This recipe is very similar to that popular cold drink you can buy at the mall. It’s been a family favorite for many years and gets lots of requests! Add a banana for extra flavor!
6 oz. frozen orange juice
Easy to make garlic tea!
There seems to be a lot of sickness going around this winter, so I thought I’d share our family’s easy “go-to” formula for feeling better quick! As you probably already know, garlic has healing and antibiotic properties. We grow lots of garlic on our small farm, so it’s only [...]
If you’ve ever tried peeling a “farm-fresh” hard-boiled egg you can probably relate to my frustration over what seems like an impossible task! We have had chickens for 16 years, and until just a few weeks ago I struggled with removing the shell from a hard-boiled egg! I’ve read, and been told many tips and [...]
If you’ve been looking for a dependable recipe for a gluten-free sandwich bread- look no further!
Once you’ve compiled all the ingredients for this bread, the recipe comes together easily and quickly, with family-pleasing results!
Or, see the Urban Homemaker’s Baking Supplies category for the Urban [...]
The Urban Homemaker is epitomized in my own mother. I took it for granted, as a child, and foolishly thought most homes were like mine, with a mother who cooked supper every night, baked the best cookies and cinnamon rolls, and actually said she liked doing laundry and ironing! I did wonder at times [...]
BRUNCH EGG CASSEROLE
Here’s a hearty,” assemble the night before” dish
which includes tasty, basic ingredients!
1 pound bacon, cut into small pieces
2 cups cooked ham, chopped
1 small onion, chopped
10 slices bread (a French loaf works great), cubed
1 cup cooked potatoes, cubed
1 cup cooked asparagus, cut [...]
1 cup unbleached flour
1 1/2 teaspoons baking powder
1/2 teaspoon sea salt
2 tablespoons sugar
1/3 cup milk
1 1/2 cups chopped apples
canola oil for frying
Sugar/cinnamon to roll [...]
Although my own children have outgrown this activity, we still get to enjoy it now and then when entertaining other young ones! It never fails to bring smiles, and is a safe, economical remedy for those “winter doldrums”!
This recipe, which I’ve had for years, is easily made, with [...]