Snow Throwing the Roof & Wife’s Surprise

Our derelict cabin left by the original owners of our property has been slowly disintegrating with each winter.  One section almost collapsed, and in the past, I did a video in which I hand shoveled the roof to prevent the cabins creaking demise.  It was hard work, and I couldn't physically do it again without … Continue reading Snow Throwing the Roof & Wife’s Surprise

Cooking with My Wood Cook Stove – Pioneer Pumpkin Pie from Scratch: 3/4

Welcome to Part 3 in my series, Cooking with a Wood Cook Stove - Pioneer Pumpkin Pie from Scratch. In this video you will see how I make pumpkin puree from a sugar pumpkin and how I make my pumpkin pie filling using the pumpkin puree. Also you will see how I maintain and use … Continue reading Cooking with My Wood Cook Stove – Pioneer Pumpkin Pie from Scratch: 3/4

Cooking with My Wood Cook Stove- Pioneer Pumpkin Pie from Scratch : 2/4

Hello and welcome to Part 2 of my video / blog series, Cooking with a Wood Cook Stove - Pioneer Pumpkin Pie. In the video you will see how I make a pumpkin pie crust from scratch. Additionally, I pull out my sugar pumpkin from my wood cook stove and show what it should look … Continue reading Cooking with My Wood Cook Stove- Pioneer Pumpkin Pie from Scratch : 2/4

Oatmeal, best consistency and taste, to fight a “cold” day.

This past week; it seems winter has arrived.  The temperatures have dropped well below freezing, snow has fallen (not enough to plow), and our entire family has become horribly sick. Just now we are starting to break through the illness, which is a relief to finally see the other-side to this horrible virus.  Opening up … Continue reading Oatmeal, best consistency and taste, to fight a “cold” day.