Rebatching or Handmilling Soap (on purpose)

a.k.a. Temporary Loss of Reason Experimenting with soap making and homemade creams, salves, and personal care products is something I … [Read more...]

Easy Cioppino

Going to the grocery store these days it's easy to suffer sticker shock especially with fish and seafood. Halibut, codfish, scallops all … [Read more...]

Basic Tallow Soap

It's been over a month since my last post and my apologies if you're wondering if I'd ever get around to writing something again. There's … [Read more...]

Rhubarb rhubarb

When we moved to this house several years ago, there was a rhubarb plant languishing in a shady corner of the yard that I kept meaning to … [Read more...]

Barberville FL “The Fruit Stand”

On a recent trip to Florida to visit a friend living in "The Villages", a drive home from the beach took us through Barberville FL, where we … [Read more...]