Zucchini Bread and Butter Pickles

Zucchini Bread and Butter Pickles

Did you know that you can make pickles from zucchini? Their texture makes them similar to cucumbers. Zucchini soak up flavors, so these pickles are delicious. Zucchini bread and butter pickles are my favorite. Zucchini plants produce way too many squashes usually. It seems like you can only make so much zucchini bread, fried zucchini,Read more

The Self Reliance Challenge 2019: My Goals

Tomorrow is 2019; I really can’t believe it! 2018 flew by as we added Jolene to our family, Andrew changed work shifts, and I grew my freelance writing career to new heights. Wow! It was a great year. Now, I’m looking forward to 2019. I love a new year. Everything is fresh, and you startRead more

13 Vegetables and Fruits You Can Store in a Root Cellar

Root Cellar

Did you know you can preserve vegetables and fruit in a root cellar? Root cellars are a low-maintenance method of food preservation that requires no extra work on your end. Storing fruits and vegetables in a root cellar helps to preserve freshness in the least labor-intensive way possible. Doesn’t that sound awesome? One thing toRead more