How to Keep Food from Sticking to Cast Iron

How to Keep Food from Sticking to Cast Iron | Yankeehomestead.comI love cooking with cast iron!  Have you tried it?

My collection includes one dutch oven and four cast iron skillets–one 5″ mini skillet, two 10″ skillets and one 12″ skillet.  All five pieces are used regularly in my Real Food, gluten-free kitchen.

As much as I loved cooking with cast iron, one problem continued to plague me: food–especially fish–would stick to my cast iron cookware.  Then one day, a friend mentioned this amazing tip to keep food from sticking to cast iron… Continue reading

Sneaky Veggies: Colorful Rice

Sneaky Veggies: Colorful Rice | Yankeehomestead.comAs mentioned in Project Eat More Veggies, I’m always looking for ways to make vegetable consumption more appealing to my boys–specifically Little Brother, now almost 5.

Colorful Rice was a happy discovery for all of us.  It’s easy for me (hooray), and for some reason Little Brother will happily eat veggies in Colorful Rice that he would not normally touch with a ten foot pole. Continue reading

Wishing You a Merry Christmas…

Merry Christmas |

Wishing you a Merry Christmas from my Yankee Homestead family!

Thank you so much for joining this journey towards a healthier life.  Our Yankee Homestead fan base has grown by leaps and bounds in 2014, and I’m happy to have each of you as subscribers, Facebook fans, Pinterest followers, readers and friends.

I especially love to read your comments and emails, so keep those coming!  Your comments add much to the community here at the homestead, and are greatly appreciated.

Here’s a sneak peek at what’s in store as we head into 2015…

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