Blacksmithing + My Father’s Day Tribute

My father has always chosen hobbies that are a bit unconventional. (It’s genetic.) When I was little, he was interested in archery and crafted his own traditional long bows. He tinkered around with gunsmithing even, and has made about every traditional weapon in history. I grew up around projects that I wasn’t supposed to touchContinue reading “Blacksmithing + My Father’s Day Tribute”

Old-Fashioned Strawberry Preserves

I love preserving the harvest by canning. I will can anything that I can…can. So, as I’ve been writing about strawberries this week, I had to offer a recipe for strawberry preserves! I found this recipe in an old Farmer’s Wife cookbook. The recipe dates back to the 1930’s and 40’s. This batch of preservesContinue reading “Old-Fashioned Strawberry Preserves”