Interview with Hannah of “Hannah’s Homestead” An Excellent Woman

Hello, readers! Susan Karsten here. Following is my interview of Hannah Kooiman, one of the most talented ladies it is my privilege to know these days. She farms, gardens, cooks, cans, mothers, teaches, crochets, and so on. Read on to find her bio at the end. Thanks! So Hannah, what’s a typical day like for […]

Home Made Caramel Sauce – A Great Gift #3 in a series

Another super-easy, yet gourmet-delicious ice cream sauce recipe. Great for a small gift. 1 C packed brown sugar 1/4 C evap. milk 2T Butter 2T corn syrup In a saucepan, combine all ingredients. Mix well. Cook and stir over medium-low heat until heated through. Do not Boil! That’s it!! Everything you probably already have in […]

Cranberry Caramel Sauce – Perfect for Gifting #1 in a series

Melt 1.5 Cups sugar with a pinch of salt in a skillet over medium heat without stirring for 4 minutes, then swirl until dark amber, 4 more minutes. Add a 14 oz. can of jellied cranberry sauce and 1/2 Cup of water, whisk until syrupy, 4 minutes. Add 2 t vanilla extract and 4 T […]