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Homestyle Cooking & Home Canning

5 Tips for Perfect Blueberry Muffins

5 Tips for Perfect Blueberry Muffins

I am a lover of blueberry muffins!  I die for those puffy bakery style muffins that have great texture and are piled high with a crumb topping....

Homestyle 16 Bean and Ham Soup

Homestyle 16 Bean and Ham Soup

Ham and Bean Soup Recipe On a chilly winter day, there is nothing as comforting as a simmering pot of ham and bean soup on the stove.  A ham...

Homemade Chocolate Roll

Homemade Chocolate Roll

I stepped out of my baking comfort zone! I tend to get in a rut when it comes to baking.  I have tried and true recipes that my family loves and...

How to Make Amish Meadow Tea

How to Make Amish Meadow Tea

Growing up in Pennsylvania fresh mint grew everywhere.   In ditches alongside the road, in gardens, in pots and always in the kitchen gardens...

Old Fashion Hot Cocoa Recipe

Old Fashion Hot Cocoa Recipe

It's that time of the year where I need to dig out some of my favorite cool weather recipes.  This old fashion hot cocoa recipe is one of my...

Homemade Tomato Basil Soup

Homemade Tomato Basil Soup

Fresh from Garden Tomato Basil Soup This time of the year gardens are bursting with fresh tomatoes and basil and is the perfect time of the year to...

Apple Pie with Crumble Topping

Apple Pie with Crumble Topping

Crumble Topping makes this Dutch Apple Pie Perfect I have been searching for years for an old fashion apple crumb pie that tasted like what I...

Tracy at Our Simple HomesteadHidden away in the Upstate of South Carolina is a little farm where we call home. Surrounded by century-old pecan and oak trees, we live on a 120-year-old homestead. By the grace of God, we were called to restore this 1890 farmhouse along with its barns, gardens and long-forgotten cotton field to its original working farm. Dedicating ourselves to reusing, recycling and making do we are living a very simple life building our backyard farm.

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