Recipes and kitchen tips for rural America

How to Make Your Own Buttermilk

By Texas Pioneer Woman

Once you discover the many uses of buttermilk you will be using it a lot. Instead of buying buttermilk make it yourself; it is so easy to make it at home.

Best Breakfast Recipes

By GRIT staff

Make the most important meal of the day a success with our Best Breakfast Recipes.

Baked Apples - Your Way!

By Sheryl Normandeau

Baked apples are scrumptious on the grill or from the oven - plus, you can customize the toppings!

Goth's Rhubarb Cake

By B.L. Lietzau

A tasty old-world recipe from 3 sisters who lived on their father's original farm well into the eighties and nineties.


Menu: A Traditional Southern Dinner

By GRIT staff

Nothing begs a good time like Traditional Southern Dinner recipes.

Make your own Violet Soda from your Garden

By Lisa - Fresh Eggs Daily Farm Girl

Violets are not only beautiful and plentiful this time of year in many gardens and yards, they are also edible and have several health benefits. Why not make some easy Homemade Violet Soda?

Salt Lick Cookbook: Prime Rib Recipe With Jalapeno-Tomatillo Horseradish Sauce

By Scott Roberts and Jessica Dupuy

A barbecue giant from Texas shares its secrets to perfectly smoked prime rib recipe. 

Canned Strawberry Jam

By Meg with Modern Roots

By canning your own food, you get the best quality at the peak of the season. I canned these French variety strawberries frozen from last season into a wonderful jam. Enjoy this easy recipe!