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Put’em Up Book Review & Giveaway + a Recipe for Salsa Verde

This, my dear friends, is the papery husk of a tomatillo. A tomatillo is a fruit much like a tomato and they are a staple of Latin American cuisine. I think they are just beautiful. I used the tomatillos today to make this: The tomatillo husk itself is much nicer to look at, but don’t […]

Cookbook Review and Giveaway: The Amish Cook’s Baking Book

I’ve always been interested in the Amish way of life. There is definitely something very appealing to me about this or any other minimalist approach to life so I was very interested in receiving The Amish Cook’s Baking Book.The book is co-authored by Lovina Eicher (who lives in an Amish community and learned to bake from […]

Book Review and Giveaway: The New Frugality by Chris Farrell

People who live in big houses have problems too. This is what I tell myself every time I start to feel cooped-up in this little 700-square foot house the 4 of us share. Sometimes we need to be reminded why we live the way we do and sometimes it’s good to remind others that quality […]