Cooke’s Frontier with Charley Cooke

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Charley Cooke is a wife and homeschool mom of 4 girls, living in beautiful Oregon. Listen each week as she shares recipes, thoughts, tips, and ideas for living a simple life in a not so simple world.

You can also find Charley blogging daily at Cooke’s Frontier 

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Cooke’s Frontier: Dutch Oven Enchiladas

AustralianAugust 25, 2014 – This week Charley shares how she can continue learning to cook with cast iron dutch ovens without using an open fire or charcoal. She’s sharing a recipe for Dutch Oven Enchiladas and teaching you how to make them using a propane stove.

Cooke’s Frontier Radio Show: Homeschool Organizational Tips

Cooke's Frontier: DSC_0622-001August 18, 2014:  It’s that time again! It’s back to (Home)school time and the Cooke’s Frontier house is ready to dive back into full-time schooling. This week Charley shares how she keeps herself and her homeschool plans & supplies organized, as well as shares a couple of her favorite free homeschool resource websites.

Cooke’s Frontier Radio Show: Things to Can Now for Gift Giving Later

Cooke's Frontier: Can Now For LaterAugust 11, 2014:  No one wants to think about gift giving in the middle of canning season, but really, it’s the perfect time! While you’re putting up your garden produce, try a few of these recipes to stash away for gifts later in the year. Charley shares recipes for all sorts of canned goodies that are perfect to share! You can find the recipe links for all of the canning recipes in this show, plus more, HERE.

Cooke’s Frontier: Are You Ready for an Evacuation?

DSC_0002August 4, 2014: We might have to leave our homes in the blink of an eye, but are you ready? Do you have a plan in place to get you out fast? This week, Charley shares her top 10 tips to help get you started on a family evacuation plan.

Cooke’s Frontier Radio Show: 10 Ways to Fight Rising Food Costs

10 Ways To Fight Rising Food CostsJuly 21, 2014: It can be frustrating to work around the high prices of food and it doesn’t look like things will be getting any better in the near future.  In this episode, Charley shares with you 10 Ways To Fight Rising Food Costs.

Cooke’s Frontier: Off-Grid Cooking During Wildfire Season

off grid cookingJuly 14, 2014: This week Charley talks about emergency, off grid cooking during the worst season of all­, Fire Season! She explains what fire season is, discusses the pros and cons of alternative, non fire or charcoal cooking options and shares 2 new recipes.

Cooke’s Frontier: Weather Appropriate Clothing

weather appropriate clothesJuly 7, 2014: This week, Charley is talking dressing appropriately for the weather and she shares a couple of tips for keeping a stash of “get home” or emergency clothing in your car. Don’t get caught without your pants on! Learn how to be ready for any weather with the week’s podcast.

You can read the accompanying post HERE.

Cooke’s Frontier: My Favorite Things Kitchen Edition

My Favorite ThingsJune 23, 2014: This week, Charley shares her favorite things for the kitchen right now. Want to know what she LOVES and couldn’t live without? Listen for her list of kitchen must-haves.

You can find the companion blog post here: My Favorite Things: Kitchen Edition

Cooke’s Frontier: What Is Real Salt?

Real SaltJune 16, 2014: What is “Real Salt” and why should I use it? This week, Charley explores the world of salt to find out what exactly Real Salt is and shares her experiences with Redmond Real Salt and Redmond Clay products.