Tallow Seared Steaks

Steak is definitely not off the menu here in the winter months – when the cold weather comes, I grab a few choice grass-fed cuts, my cast iron pan, and my jar of beef tallow and enjoy a simple and delicious meal of pan seared steaks with veggies and... [read more]

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Salvaged Screen House

My own photo, Talullah Falls, GA. Please feel free to email your cabin-themed shots to newdreamcabin@gmail.com. I will be happy to give you photo credit and a link back to your site if I use your image!

Hearty Sausage & Vegetable Soup

The weather report here is calling for our first possibly major winter storm of the season! We're busy today battening things down here, at our little cabin. We've got a nice big stack of dry wood and kindling ready to go by the woodstove, shovels by the door, flashlights and candles at the ready, some "power optional" projects and reading lined up, and a nice big pot of Hearty Sausage and Vegetable soup simmering on the stove... (read more)

Woodshed Update

It has been awhile since I updated you all on our DIY woodshed build. We left off just before adding the roof panels last fall... (read more)

Grain Free Waffles

I remember missing bread-like foods when I was first getting started, so I thought that today might be a good time to share this recipe. These waffles are simple to make. They freeze well and you can thaw them quickly in the toaster. Start to finish, you can have a batch of these finished in 30 minutes! Add 2 teaspoons of vanilla and your favorite low carb sweetener for a sweet waffle, or a half cup of your favorite shredded cheese and a pinch of dried herbs for a more savory snack... (read more)

Winter Barn

My own photo, eastern New Hampshire.

One Minute Wrap

This recipe has you covered for when you need a quick, no fuss meal to stay on track! It's simple: just 3 ingredients and I can whip one out in about 2 minutes flat! Give it another minute to cool and it's sandwich time. 🙂

Cozy Greens

One of our favorite winter traditions is picking fresh greens from our garden to go with our New Year's dinner. These simple cold frames make it possible...(read more)