Author Archives: mistysmedley

About mistysmedley

I'm 50-something years old, saved by Grace, have 3 daughters, 2 of whom are twins, and 2 grandsons. I like to take pictures, quilt, cross stitch, cook, camp, hike, and take my Jeep off road.

Green Bean Soup

5 lbs. fresh (or frozen) green beans, snapped 5 medium onions, chopped 5 medium potatoes, cubed 3 cans whole kernel corn, liquid reserved 1 can creamed corn 3 lbs. bacon, cut in pieces 5 t. salt 1 ¾ t. pepper … Continue reading

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The Best Raspberry Jam Ever

I have been making jams for 20 years, but until today I had never heard of not using pectin to make it jell.  Well, I found a recipe on Epicurious that has made me a believer (at least for raspberry … Continue reading

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Making Yogurt

My whole family loves yogurt and once I found out how easy it is to make I quit buying it (unless I have to for new starter).  You don’t have to have any special equipment and there are instructions on … Continue reading

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