Adventures in Trying New Paleo Slow Cooker Recipes (And a Bit of a Rant)

paleo-slow-cooker-spaghetti-435

I love the slow cooker. Whoever invented it deserves a monument to persevering the sanity of many busy moms, cooks --- and heck just people. Because no matter what kind of day you've had, when you roll home to the smell of awesomely good food just …
Read More

Almost Old-Fashioned Beef Barley Soup

barley-soup-slide-435

With the news media filled with the much-acclaimed benefits of natural foods, one would think that the quest for health through nutrition is something new, but it just isn’t so. Proof positive is my 1942 edition of the Woman’s Home Companion …
Read More

Crock-Pot Apple Butter Recipe

crock-pot-apple-butter-435

My childhood home was nothing fancy, the typical Midwestern ranch, but the yard --- oh the yard! Now it held some bragging rights. Over an acre, the back half was lined with fruit trees --- 15 apple, two pear and one plum thrown in for good …
Read More