Tag Archives: baking

Cast Iron Pizza

Anyone who knows me knows that I LOVE pizza.  Honestly I could eat pizza for every meal for the rest of my life and I would be a happy man.  So I was understandably excited when I saw this post … Continue reading

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Guest Blog – Angela – Lego Birthday Cake

I have the great pleasure of announcing a new guest blogger to the Homestead Dad blog.  Angela and I went to high school together but as often times happens during college and the years after we lost touch.  Thanks to … Continue reading

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Who Doesn’t Like Pecan Waffles?

My wife requested that I make pecan waffles for breakfast this morning. I love both making and eating pecan waffles. When my wife and I got married we needed to needed to get a waffle iron(I hope to inherit my … Continue reading

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DIY Peanut Butter

 I got this from The Prairie Homestead facebook page.  I think I am going to try this one soon.  Here is the link to their page. Ingredients 1 1/2 cups peanuts. (I used roasted and salted) 1/2 teaspoon olive oil … Continue reading

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Life Changing Bread? I May Have to Try This

I saw this article on Yahoo!  This may be something I have to try out, although I will substitute honey for the maple syrup. The Life-Changing Loaf of BreadMakes 1 loaf 1 cup sunflower seeds½ cup flax seeds½ cup hazelnuts … Continue reading

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Childhood Independence Energy Bite Style

My oldest wanted energy bites.  I was doing something else, so he asked if he could make them himself.  Why not?  He knew what all the ingredients were and where the vinyl gloves were and assembled everything.  I helped him … Continue reading

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No Bake Energy Bites

This is a recipe I saw on Facebook.  I had actually posted it on my Facebook page so as not to lose it, and a friend of mine got around to making them first.  She was so enthusiastic about them … Continue reading

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Blueberry Muffins

Our blueberry muffin recipe is a family recipe.  I am not sure how many generations, but at least my grandma, and I believe my great grandmother.  It is a really good recipe for blueberry muffins and I have been known … Continue reading

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Popcorn – Do it yourself in a sandwich bag

Rather than buying Orville’s pre-bagged popcorn, lately we have been buying the corn in bulk and making it ourselves.  Rather than using a pot and oil, we still use the microwave.  All you need to do is get a paper … Continue reading

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Natural Egg Dying

My wife decided that she and the kids would dye eggs this year using natural coloring.  After some searching around on the internet for ideas here is what she came up with. Purple : Blueberries and blackberries Brown : Coffee … Continue reading

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