How to make fresh homemade pasta

Making Homemade Pasta doesn’t need to be difficult or intimidating. Have you ever eaten or made fresh homemade pasta?  I can tell you from personal experience that it’s absolutely delicious.  It 100%, hands down beats any boxed and dried grocery store pasta.  It’s fresh, delicious tasting, has a silky delicate texture, and is also inexpensive

Gardening with Ladybugs

A few weeks ago, I brought home some potted herbs from the grocery store, rosemary, cilantro, and sorrel.  The late winter blues had set in, I was cooped up in the house recovery from a recent surgery, the herbs that I had overwintered were leggy and anemic looking from low levels of light. I desperately

Hatching Shipped Eggs

Do you have chickens?  What breeds?  Have you made the plunge and started hatching your own eggs yet?  Here’s the thing about chickens… they become a bit addictive!  OK, I’m going to level with you.  They are more than just a little bit addictive. We’ve had chickens for years; in fact, I grew up with

Our Favorite Pound Cake

I love pound cake.  I’m talking rich, moist, buttery, use up 8 eggs of pure awesomeness.  The type of cake that keeps getting better and better when left out on the counter.  Pick it up and grab a slice for breakfast, afternoon snack, nighttime snack, or call it a meal, it’s that type of pound