This holiday season, celebrate with a scrumptious and healthy pumpkin pie smoothie with toasted walnuts! It’s made with real food ingredients that will put you in a festive mood and won’t leave you feeling overstuffed and guilty. The homegrown pumpkin puree shines, and the toasted walnuts give it a slightly rustic vibe that’s perfect for […]
November marks the one-year anniversary of our family moving into our brand-new farmhouse! And what a year it’s been! Today I’m looking back and talking a little bit about what I like best and least about living in the country, and the things I’ve learned since becoming a homesteader and fledgling farm-woman.
Duck eggs are big and bold and packed with protein and other essential nutrients. They are the perfect ingredient for bakers, and a constant source of food for self-sufficient homesteaders. Here’s everything you need to know about duck eggs, how to use them, and the truth about how they taste, and what they’re best used […]
Apple season. The air is sugared with the sweet scent of fruit warmed by the September sun. Driving down country lanes, my eye is drawn almost constantly to the bright red orbs of apple trees. They grow wildly and randomly; in the middle of an empty field in the deep dusk of a late summer […]
Apple scrap vinegar is the perfect way to use up all the “trash” from your apple harvest, and makes a healthful and versatile vinegar in the bargain! We’re getting closer and closer to fall. The days are shorter, the yearly bird migrations have begun, and the apples are starting to ripen. Time for apple scrap […]