Homemade Peppermint Patties

Do you remember the peppermint pattie commercials where a person would be swept away by the sensation of a cool minty breeze? Those images are still stuck in my mind! And great memories, too – I remember sharing peppermint patties with my Pap. I love preparing food for my family because I know we’re making memories […]

Honey Candy Plus Other Things From The Heart ♥

I love giving gifts to my loved ones, no matter what time of year it is. Most of the time, my gifts go straight to someone else’s belly. 😉 Because I desire to keep things as traditional and simple as possible, to me there is nothing better than receiving a handmade or handcrafted gift. Even […]

Crackers, Crackers and More Crackers….

With the Mountain Boy being on a gluten free and casein free diet.  We choose to make everything from scratch.  EVERYTHING!! Something that he actually requested this weekend was homemade crackers.  Now when I make anything I tend to do what I call DOCTOR it up…  I am always experimenting and adding different things.  So […]

Fresh Bread on a Wood Stove

My family and I greatly enjoy our winters in Idaho. It gets snowy and cold, but the snow stays around and the cold is a crisp cold — not a bone-chilling cold with heavy humidity, like we were used to when we lived on the East Coast. We look forward to the snowshoe hikes, the […]

Bacon Buttermilk Skillet Cornbread

With our traditional off-grid lifestyle, it’s only fitting that our Christmas and Thanksgiving holidays follow suit. Our families are 2,500 miles away, so we’ve created new traditions of our own while still holding tight to old traditions. I would love to share some of those traditions with you (including a recipe for bacon buttermilk skillet […]

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. […]