Sourdough: The Basics

I've been baking with sourdough for almost two years! What started as an interesting science/baking experiment has become a staple for us. So, I thought I'd share the resources that have helped me and a little bit of what I've learned. What is sourdough?  Essentially, what I've been experimenting with is cultivating my own wild/natural …

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To make: Peanut Butter

A little while ago, I ventured into peanut butter making. It was so easy! But I also couldn't get the consistency quite right and my family didn't think it was sweet enough. (Curse you store bought corn syrup peanut butter!) Well, I tried again a couple weeks ago with great success! Here's what I did:  Buy …

Indianaversary {1}

I can't believe we've been here for a whole year. It feels both short and long, like many things do. We've made real, true, close friends in the accelerated way that living away from family facilitates. We are still rediscovering ourselves within this place, but we are also discovering how our little family works--discovery in …

Living Small: Just wait

Living Small is a series about living well in a small budget, a small apartment, and a smaller environmental footprint.  I like to get things done. I like checking things off my to do list--as quickly as possible. Mostly, this is a positive characteristic, but not when I *need* to purchase something. My first instinct …