Monthly Archives: January 2017

Growing your Own {Provision Room series – Part V}

    While spring is not quite around the corner yet, it is nearly time to begin thinking ahead … dreaming … planning for that lovely vegetable garden you will plant this year. It will be the next step at building your Provision Room. In this post, to go alongside our Provision Room series, we […]

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Provision Room Series: Buy in Bulk {Part IV}

“On Saturday, especially the last Saturday of every month, every department is put in order; the casters and table furniture are regulated, the pantry and cellar inspected … everything about the house put in order for Sunday … a full supply of all conveniences in the kitchen and cellar, and a place appointed for each […]

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Provision Room Series: {Making your Own Mixes} Part III

  As a third installment in the Provision Room series, we will talk about making your own mixes and spices for the pantry. I know we have all been often tempted to purchase readily made spice mixes at the grocery store. Even worse are the pre-packaged cake and muffin mixes. They are easily used and […]

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The Provision Room Series {part II: The Pantry}

  “Our willingness to be free of the responsibility of preparing daily bread has now put the control of what we feed our families into the hands of huge food companies who have one goal in mind – money. As we have delegated the responsibility of milling grain and baking bread to others, it has […]

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The Provision Room {an Update} – Part I

“Winter is the time for comfort, for good food and warmth, for the touch of a friendly hand and for a talk beside the fire: it is the time for home.” ― Edith Sitwell   As it is now in the dead of winter, so they say, I thought it would be a good time […]

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