Solar Cooking 101

Can you really use the sun to cook your food?  Absolutely!! There are SO many incredible benefits to harnessing the sun to cook your food.  Being that our home is 100% solar powered, it only seemed fitting to utilize our free resource to do our cooking and baking as well.  Believe it or not, but you can cook and bake everything you can make in a conventional oven in your Sun Oven with the exception of fried foods. I spent a good portion of last year doing a solar cooking series here on our website and also on our […]

A Collection of Christmas Cookie Recipes – Featuring Mammy’s Sour Cream Cookies

Tis’ that time of year again….  WOW, where did 2014 go…  I am convinced that Idaho is in a warp time zone… I LOVE baking and one of the special benefits for me is that my Mountain Boy enjoys spending time with me in the kitchen helping…  Most kids would be in the kitchen to […]

Chocolate Chip Cookie Cake in the Sun Oven – Solar Cooking Series

Oh how I LOVE the sun!  I am as solar powered as my home and now I have an All American Sun Oven to do all my summer cooking. As most of you know we are very frugal and try to eliminate as many extra expenses as possible.    So being able to cook with the […]

Gluten Free No Flour Peanut Butter Cookies

  Well everyone – don’t those cookies look delish??? The Mountain Boy has been taking his hand in the kitchen this week.  We have been busy canning deer burger, carrots and pumpkin.  Stay tuned because I will be sharing my knowledge on the above with blog posts and videos! I am very proud of Austin […]

Cookie Recipe Round Up – Share Your Recipe Here

With the holidays upon us and cookies on the mind, I thought I would do some cookie round ups! Join me in sharing your favorite Cookie Recipes below! If you have some Gluten Free Cookie Recipes that you would like to share, feel free to do so here: http://www.trayerwilderness.com/gluten-free-cookie-recipe-round-share-recipe/ NOTE:  If you do not have a […]

Gluten Free Cookie Recipe Round Up – Share Your Recipe Here

With the holidays upon us and cookies on the mind, I thought I would do some cookie round ups! Join me in sharing your favorite Gluten Free Cookie Recipes below! NOTE:  If you do not have a blog or website, but you have a recipe you would like to share, PLEASE do so in the […]

Trayer Wilderness Grandma Robertson’s Spicy Pumpkin Pie

I love how in life you are BLESSED with those special people that enter your life for a reason!  Melinda Roepke you are that special someone!!  The special someone who blessed our wilderness home with the BEST pumpkin pie EVER! My entire family thanks you with all our hearts!  The Mountain Boy drools over anything […]

Gluten Free Blueberry Muffins or Muffin Cake

I absolutely LOVE fresh fruits and vegetables.  I found an amazing deal on blueberries and I stocked up.   I have 4 – one gallon bags in the freezer for this winter, made a fruit salad and was heading in the direction of blueberry muffins and decided to convert the recipe to a muffin cake. […]

Wilderness Pumpkin Skillet Cake ~ GFCF

Well, it was Memorial Day and we were in the woods spending the day as a family panning for gold!  What a wonderful way to spend the day and what fun…  Especially when you find a little fleck here and a little fleck there…  I will be posting my photos from our day panning at […]

Trayer Wilderness Chocolate Almond Biscotti

Another one of our favorite recipes back here in the wilderness.   I use Xylitol (coconut sugar), Stevia, Sucanat or organic sugar and it is really a low sugar and high protein treat. We have also added our very own FRESH honey to our list of sweetners! This recipe permeates such amazing aromas through my house! […]