Shannon Stonger

Caring for and Seasoning Cast Iron Cookware

Cast iron cookware is one of the most iconic piece of kitchen equipment on a small homestead. And for good reason. Cast iron cookware is durable, and can be used on the stove top, in the oven, or over an open fire. Better yet, with correct care, it becomes as non-stick as more modern pots and pans.

Savory Kale Muffins with Chives

These savory muffins are a great accompaniment to soup and salad. Filled with kale and chives (and cheese, if you like!), they’re quick to pull together.