My Latest Recipes and Posts
7 Tips for How to Save Money on Groceries at Aldi
You know about bringing your own quarter and grocery bags, but do you know about these seven tips?
The Modern Homesteading Conference is Almost Here!
Learn about some of the speakers at this year’s premiere homesteading conference in the Pacific Northwest.
How to Make Hash Brown Breakfast Cups
Combine eggs, veggies, and potatoes to make these tasty breakfast delights.
Hi Sweet Friends
Welcome to Mary’s Nest Cooking School. Do you want to be a Modern Pioneer in the Kitchen and be part of the Traditional Foods Movement? If so, You’ve found a home! I teach Traditional Cooking Skills including How to Cook from Scratch so you can make “Nutrient Dense” Foods including Bone Broths, Cultured Dairy, Ferments, Sourdough Starter, Sourdough Bread, and More!
I’m so glad you’re here!
Download these free checklists and PDF files and add them to your kitchen journal.
How To Build Your Great Depression Pantry
Download my free Great Depression Pantry Shopping Guide to identify the Depression Era Foods you need to stock to weather difficult times.
How to Stock Your Healing Pantry and Create an Herbal Medicine Cabinet
Learn about the herbs, spices, and supplies you need to create an extensive set of healing preparations.
Why You Need to Stock Up On these Top 15 Foods NOW for Your Prepper Pantry!
Time to do an inventory and restock your Prepper Pantry.
PreOrder YOUR COPY Now!
The Modern Pioneer Cookbook
Seasonal ingredients, traditional techniques, and nourishing recipes. Over 85 traditional, from-scratch recipes! Discover for yourself how you can use simple ingredients and traditional techniques to cook the modern pioneer way.
Learn how to make all sorts of varieties of bone broth, including beef, chicken, and fish.
How to Make Roast Turkey Bone Broth on the Stovetop
Use your leftover turkey carcass to make this flavorful and gelatinous-rich bone broth.
How to Make Collagen Rich Bone Broth for Under $2
Learn the secret ingredient to making the most gelatinous bone broth!
How to Make Affordable Bone Broth Using Beef Feet
Learn how to make an affordable and gelatinous beef bone broth!
What is the Difference Between Broth, Stock, and Bone Broth?
Learn the difference between these three nutritious liquids.
Explore Traditional Foods:
How to Make Sauerkraut with Oranges for a Vitamin C Boost
Team cabbage and oranges up for an amazing boost of this helpful vitamin.
How to Make a Sweet and Sour Fermented Cucumber Salad
This probiotic-rich recipe is a tasty way to boost your immune system.
How to Successfully Make Fermented Foods and Beverages
Watch the live stream replay and learn how to ferment vegetables and make water kefir.
5 Ways to Ferment Almost Anything with These Unique Shortcuts
Learn to mix and match ferments to create a successful fermentation!
How to Make Sourdough Bread using the Stretch and Fold Method
Use this technique to create a light and airy sourdough bread.
How to Make Sourdough Hot Cross Buns
Discover the perfect bread to serve with your Good Friday dinner.
How to Tackle Sourdough Starter Challenges – Art of Fermentation Approach
Learn how a successful ferment can be the secret to creating a sourdough starter.
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No Knead Sandwich Bread – Super Soft!
This is the perfect bread to make to help you transition from a Processed Foods Kitchen to a Traditional Foods Kitchen.
How to Cook with Economy and Grace
Critical comments on my community post about bargain chickens gave me a chance to reflect.
How to Make a Foolproof Sourdough Starter
Make a sourdough starter that will be successful every time.
How to Make Rich and Gelatinous Beef Bone Broth
Discover which are the best bones to use to make the most gelatinous beef bone broth!
Join the Traditional Foods Kitchen Academy on YouTube for exclusive videos and live streams.
Prepper Pantry Posts
Top 15 Prepper Pantry Items You Need to Buy NOW at Costco
Learn about the products and supplies that will keep your pantry well-stocked. (Includes prices!)
Enter the Survival Garden Seeds Giveaway
Get a chance to win a collection of 100 heirloom seeds, including varieties of vegetables, herbs, and flowers.
Aldi’s Best Holiday Bargains You Need to Buy Now
Find the best gourmet foods for your holiday table at big savings!
The 3 Best Survival Garden Seed Collections to Buy Now
Grow your own Victory Garden now, or save the seeds for the future in your Prepper Pantry.
10 Prepper Pantry Items You Need to Buy NOW at Costco!
How to stock your Prepper Pantry when you don’t want to bust your budget!
7 Food Storage Mistakes – And How to Avoid Them!
Stock your Prepper Pantry with the right foods and containers and avoid these common mistakes.