Exciting News to Share: Preserving Classes are Here!

I am thrilled to announce that I am finally taking the leap and sharing with you all one of my passions: Preserving! This summer I will be hosting a jam-making class right here at the Faulk Farmstead!  I am thrilled to share this event with 6 awesome peeps! Click here to learn more (and register)! Read more

pinto taco beans

Putting Up – Canned Pinto Taco Beans

  Ah, pinto taco beans.  Some might not understand this – but these beans of mine are PURE. COMFORT. They make your chili perfect.  Your Taco Tuesday more taco-ey (yup, said it).  And my favorite?  My morning Mexican eggs exceptional!! I know what you’re thinking.  Canned beans?  I can buy those in the store forRead more

Homemade Unsweetened-But-Sweet-Enough Applesauce

  What do you think of when fall hits your neck of the woods? Pumpkins? Crisp, colored leaves?  Wagon rides?  Apples? Ah, apples… I have been CRAVING some homemade applesauce here – since we were literally down to our last jar that was canned last year.   In years past, I had used sugar to sweeten ourRead more

homemade canned tuna

Putting up – Fishy-style: Homemade Canned Tuna

Busy days preserving here on the Faulk Farmstead!  Isn’t that what summer and fall is all about?  Harvesting your bounty?   For us lately, it has been green beans, potatoes, corn, beets, and….  HOMEMADE CANNED TUNA! Nope, didn’t grow that out here on the farm.  I can thank my extremely talented fisherman of a husband forRead more


Putting up (preserving)…

  The last couple days have been a bit of “purge” days for me.  After a long work weekend – and an empty belly – I looked in my full fridge, to only find ingredients, but nothing ready to eat.  Bread was down to the last piece + heel, and yogurt down to my last 1/2Read more


Brewin’ the ‘Booch… (Kombucha)

Ahhhhh, kombucha…  Just saying it has the ability to mellow me out…  Komboooocha….     In case you can’t tell – I LOVE kombucha.  I have never been much of a drinker of anything but water and coffee before.  Oh, and wine.  And a good micro beer.   But then I met kombucha.   Kom-what?   ConfusedRead more