Category Archives: cook with wood

Hearty Meals & Planning Food for your Family

“It is in her [the homemaker’s] preparation of the dinner that the cook begins to feel the weight and responsibility of her situation, as she must take upon herself all the dressing and the serving of the principal dishes, which her skill and ingenuity have mostly prepared. Whilst these, however, are cooking, she must be […]

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Some Easy Tips & Recipes for Busy Kitchens

    “The person who decides what shall be the food and drink of a family, and the modes of its preparation, is the one who decides, to a greater or less extent, what shall be the health of that family.” – The American Woman’s Home, Harriet Beecher Stowe     This morning, after lighting […]

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Little Things Mean a Lot

      The flowers appear on the earth; the time of the singing of birds is come, and the voice of the turtle is heard in our land; Song of Solomon 2:12     Has spring truly spring in Ontario? It may or may not be true spring – however, the weather has warmed […]

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Daily Life & Decluttering {Blessing our Home}

The snow is swirling in a blizzard-like fashion out my frosty kitchen windows. All babies have been tucked into their beds for an afternoon rest and quiet time. The house is fairly clean and dinner is simmering on the cookstove. I have poured my cuppa tea and opera music is playing faintly in the background […]

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The Beauty of Wild Yeast & Sour Dough

“Go thy way, eat thy bread with joy …” Ecclesiastes 9:7       For the past little week or so, I’ve been doing some researching, trial by error baking and reading up on sour dough bread baking. I had read that sour dough bread was a healthier alternative a few years back, but hesitated […]

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