Separating Cream from Raw Milk

Separating Cream from Raw Milk

We have been getting farm fresh milk from a local farmer for quite some time, and one of the greatest benefits from is the amount of cream that I skim off the top. Fresh cream is one of the most tasteful things about getting milk straight from the farm, and I am going to show you how to easily remove the cream from the top.

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Sustainable | Zero Waste Coffee

Sustainable | Zero Waste Coffee

Learn how zero waste coffee can be a part of a sustainable lifestyle. The Camano Coffee Grinder is made in the USA by the Red Rooster Company. Buy your coffee beans in bulk, grind them yourself and use a reusable coffee filter.

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Proper Care for Wooden Utensils + Wood Spoon Recipe

 Proper Care for Wooden Utensils + Wood Spoon Recipe

If you have been on my site for very long at all then you have probably figured that I really enjoy using wooden utensils in the kitchen. I love that all of mine have been made by family-owned shops and that each one was lovingly hand carved. Take a stroll through an antique store and one thing I am sure you can find is old wooden utensils. They are made to last for generations but they also need to be cared for so that they will last for years to come. Here are some tips on how I care for mine. 

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Easy Ways To Simplify Life in the Kitchen

Easy Ways To Simplify Life in the Kitchen

We are a family of six living in a very modest 1600 square foot home. When we moved into our fixer-upper three years ago, I gained the smallest kitchen I have ever had to use. It's been a slow process to remodel and the only almost complete area is our pantry. I thrive on staying organized, living with what we need and making small space work perfectly for our family. Our kitchen is small and humble but I love working in this space and creating delicious meals for our family.

Join me today as I share some of my favorite tips for keeping our small kitchen space organized and how that helps to simplify life in the kitchen. 

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Pantry Organization

Pantry Organization

Do you love a well organized space to work in the kitchen? Life is often hectic enough and the last thing I need to face when cooking a meal is searching through all the cabinets and bags looking for what I need. I recently shared our new kitchen pantry here and thought I would answer some of the most common questions I get about this space. 

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