mossbetweentoes – adventures in homesteading, with brief forays into politics, geekery, parenting, crafting, and design

Love Me Some Lists

In lieu of an actual blog post/rant/recipe/essay/etc, I will instead list some things that have interested me lately around the interwebs. I hope you like lists as much as I do! Cob Houses and Cob Hot Tubs While the kids were napping this week I stumbled upon an interview with Becky Bee talking about the Read the full article…


For the Love of Bread

It’s been a while now that I’ve been making all of our bread, instead of buying it from the store (with a few exceptions.) One of my favorite recipes is a fermented dough using your choice of cereal grains (personally I like quinoa and millet) – but being a fermented/sponge type of recipe, it’s not Read the full article…

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A Little Preoccupied

We’re still here, I promise, even though it’s been a couple of weeks since I posted last. You see, I’ve been a little preoccupied with another task: chickens. More on that in a minute. For now, a few updates: My preserved lemons┬áhave finished fermenting. I tasted one straight-up, and it was…. ummm… pretty damn salty. Read the full article…


Comfort Food & Uncomfortable Thoughts

Last night Chris went out to the movies with a friend, and I stayed home (the movie did not interest me) and cooked one of my favorite comfort foods: Chard and White Bean Stew courtesy of Smitten Kitchen. I urge you, even if the thought of beans or leafy greens disgusts you, plan to make Read the full article…


Yogurt Fail

Every week I make two loaves of bread and seven cups of yogurt so that we don’t have to buy these items from the store. At first it was hard to schedule, but now it is a rhythm that I have internalized, and the ritual is part of my weekly routine. Today I decided to Read the full article…