Advertisements

Oyster Mushroom Poboy

If you are from New Orleans or have ever visited you know what a poboy is, and this one is delicious!  A trip to the Covington Farmers Market yesterday yielded some beautiful organically grown oyster mushrooms from GF Farms in Franklinton.  Nathan immediately thought of making oyster mushroom poboys for our Sunday lunch, and boy... Continue Reading →

An Exercise in Patience

It seems that things are brighter during a cold and crisp Winter day.  Though Winter isn’t my favorite time of year, there are certainly aspects of it that intrigue me and that I find beautiful.  On this cold Winter day (yes 20 - 30 degrees is cold for South Louisiana) Nathan and I ventured out... Continue Reading →

Homemade Dijon Mustard

Dijon mustard is usually a staple in our kitchen.  So many recipes call for a teaspoon or two of dijon and of course it is delicious added to a sandwich.  As Nathan and I continue on our journey of trying to eat as healthily as possible by making and growing as much of our own... Continue Reading →

Homemade Vegan Spicy Mustard

As condiments go, spicy mustard is one of my favorites.  Mustard is a great ingredient in so many recipes and this spicy mustard is delicious no a sandwich, with Chinese food, or as an ingredient in other recipes like potato salad (as long as you want it to be SPICY. Many mustard recipes calls for... Continue Reading →

Homemade Bar-b-cue Sauce

If you're like me, when I went vegetarian and as I move toward being mostly vegan one taste I typically crave is a very smoky bar-b-cue flavor.  One of my fondest memories of my dad is when we could have family cookouts and he and I would make the bar-b-cue sauce.  This is my recipe... Continue Reading →

Cutting the Cord

Once again, in this post, the Techy Geek in me is working well with the Back to Simplicity Homesteader.  We are not the first ones to cut the proverbial cord and I am sure we will not be the last.  We first started considering getting rid of cable or satellite television services just over 3... Continue Reading →

Homemade Automatic Dishwasher Soap

We experiment a lot with different ways to make commonly used household items more cost effectively, more green & environmentally friendly.  Automatic dishwasher detergent is one of the successful and one of the easier things we have tried.  One of the key ingredients to this detergent is our own homemade coconut oil based soap (recipe... Continue Reading →

Winter Wonderland

Okay, I know ALL of our friends and family who live up North are going to laugh and scoff at us, but it is a Winter Wonderland at The Hennick Homestead this morning.  For South Louisiana, this is no joke.  These pictures are from our current home in Folsom Louisiana.  The new Hennick Homestead is... Continue Reading →

Powered by WordPress.com.

Up ↑

%d bloggers like this: