Month: March 2013

Roasted Chicken

I pull the bird out of my zipper plastic bag and set it on the counter. There are dark shards sticking out of it’s skin. After closer inspection I realize they were residual feathers from plucking. Oh fun, my husband is going to love this. He is extremely particular about his poultry. He won’t even…

My Week Cooking From Scratch

Spring Break in the Hester household was a week of trial and error. I began the week off with a plan to be processed food free. I avoided buying toaster tarts, crackers, bread, lunch meat, chips, etc and prepared homemade versions instead. Here’s how the week’s menu turned out. We did take a 2 day…

Personal Care Products

Alright, I think I’m ready to discuss my personal care habits and the toiletries I use daily. Being a homemaker affords me the privilege of daily dressing comfortably, wearing no makeup, with my hair in a ponytail and a pair of flip flops on my feet. (And I only wear a bra just in case…

This Will Make Great French Toast!

“This will make great French Toast! ” is a response I’ve received from my husband often over the past few weeks. I’ve been on a making homemade bread kick. I’ve tried Challah, French, Banana, 100 % Whole Wheat, and numerous other bread recipes from my bread maker’s manual. At least three times a week I…