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Off Grid Recipes

Homemade Flour Tortillas

There are so many things to love about homemade flour tortillas. Sure, it’s easy to pick up a package at the store, but they will probably taste like cardboard in comparison to the flavor of homemade. At least that is what my grandson says! He loves these tortillas and can’t …

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Homemade Pudding (Vanilla and Chocolate)

Have you ever tasted homemade pudding? I mean the real stuff made from milk, eggs and sugar? When I was growing up, my mom taught me to make many things from scratch. By the time I graduated from high school, I was very proficient in the kitchen, having the skills …

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Homemade Apple Cider Vinegar

Before we moved off-grid, I would not have thought about making my own vinegar. However, when my husband got some chickens, he discovered that it was good for their digestion to add apple cider vinegar to their water. This product, raw and unfiltered, is rather expensive to buy. So he …

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Chicken Noodle Soup

Will you allow me to sing the praises of canned chicken? Before moving off grid, the only thing I had ever made with the stuff was chicken salad and Buffalo Chicken Dip. I think stores must stock it merely because people buy it for that recipe! But I’ve learned that …

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Baking Powder Biscuits

Can you imagine the original homesteaders not knowing how to make biscuits?! Could they have ever dreamed that something so simple and delicious could be reduced to a can full of chemicals made in a factory and sold in the refrigerated section of a supermarket. Chemicals in food? What’s a …

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Baked Pancakes

We love pancakes at our house!  But making them in the morning can be kind of time consuming while standing over the stove pouring and flipping.  I usually have a very hungry toddler pulling on me to be fed right now.  Yes, I mean NOW!  If he is not fed …

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Cold Brew Coffee

Like everything else in my life, I like my coffee to be simple.  I usually have it black.  When I want to splurge a little bit, I like it with cream and sugar (especially if it’s cold).  I buy my grounds in the big can from a discount store.  I …

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