Red Sided Garter Snake!

We saw our first snake of the year!! Can you spot it in the greenery? Thankfully, it moved and stayed in a spot I could get better pictures of it. 😀  (There IS a red stripe along its sides; honest!) Garter snakes are awesome to have around, because they eat insects, mice - even leeches. … Continue reading Red Sided Garter Snake!

Sourdough Bread Variation: Cheese and Olive Roll

Today, we made another variation of the Quick and Easy Sourdough Bread recipe. For the last while, we've been making a Black Olive and Cheddar variation that has been so delicious.  With today's bread baking, I did two loaves this way. The other two loaves were made into rolled loaves.  The other change was that … Continue reading Sourdough Bread Variation: Cheese and Olive Roll

Home Made Yogurt and Yogurt “cheese” – Day Two

Okay, this is going to be a photo heavy post!  😉 After leaving the yogurt to incubate last night, here is what it looked like this morning. I stirred it slightly to see how set it was before taking the photo.  It was quite smooth at the top before then. The yogurt feels quite thin … Continue reading Home Made Yogurt and Yogurt “cheese” – Day Two