Downpour Mountain

Weathering life’s storms by living a life of simple pleasures and self-reliance through modern homesteading.

New Recipes Every Week

Below you will find an assortment of {mostly} old-fashioned, real, whole-food recipes. We feel that eating well can be delicious too! Come back and check often. We are adding recipes every week!

Easy, Old-Fashioned Recipes for Everyday Cooking!

Cook From-Scratch

Bring the best of farmstyle cooking into your kitchen, no matter where you live!

  • Healthy Recipes
  • Meal Planner
  • Free Vintage Cookbooks

Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Make easy, simple, delicious, from-scratch meals that can be made with basic kitchen staples. 

All Things Baking

Bake from scratch the way your grandmother did. 

country wine recipe

Country Wine Recipes

Make delicious country wines from fruits, vegetables or flowers. Learn to gather ingredients that are grown, picked or foraged.

Vintage Cookbook Collection

Our Blog

The Amazing Health Benefits of Mint

The Amazing Health Benefits of Mint

Mint is a versitile herb used in recipes and to treat a variety of common ailments.

Your Guide to Sowing Seeds

Your Guide to Sowing Seeds

Make Your Own All-Purpose Baking Mix

Make Your Own All-Purpose Baking Mix

Make this ahead of time and use it when you need it.

Wild Onion Biscuits

Wild Onion Biscuits

These delicious biscuits are super easy to make and can be tailored to suit your taste.

3 Ingredient Strawberry Rhubarb Jam

3 Ingredient Strawberry Rhubarb Jam

Homemade Rhubarb Wine

Homemade Rhubarb Wine

If you grow a lot of Rhubarb, consider making some delicious wine with some of your harvest. It’s tasty and easy to make – here’s how to make Rhubarb Wine.

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