My favorite tools for use in a traditional kitchen…

I wrote about my favorite large equipment for a traditional kitchen yesterday, today I am going to list all of the smaller items that help my kitchen run smooth.


I use Cutco knives. I love them. I have a very large set, and I pretty much use all of them. If I had to […]

My favorite equipment for cooking traditional foods…

Considering we are preparing traditional foods, and some of these foods have been prepared for thousands of years, it may seem silly that I am suggesting equipment that requires electricity. Although these items are not absulutely necessary, they really speed up the process and make it a lot more pleasant for me.

Vitamix 5200


Wheat…so many types to choose from???

Since I have really been getting into baking bread, I have been trying all kinds of wheat. I was shocked at how many different types there actually are. I mean, I knew about red wheat and white wheat, but that was the extent of my knowledge of wheat. Here is a list of the different […]

Baking Bacon…

I love to make my bacon this way. It is so much easier! Just spread your bacon on a cookie sheet that has a rim around it. You can bake it to whatever texture you like. My husband likes his bacon on the crunchy side. It gets pretty close to perfect if I put the […]