We are experienced butcher, but processing our first pork gave us the opportunity to develop some new skills. Here are some of the things we learned, and the cuts we tried out for our first pig. Also, watch a stop-motion video as we break down an entire side. Learn something new every day!
No matter your specific diet – Keto, Vegan, or simple from scratch cooking. If you love homemade sauerkraut you’ll love this! Learn not only how to make your own homemade sauerkraut but get 21 easy and delicious recipes using it. Did you know you can make cupcakes using sauerkraut? Yep – that recipe is in […]
How do I know when my squash are ready to be picked? I’ve been asked this question before. Timing when to harvest your yellow squash makes a big difference in the flavor and tenderness of the squash. Leave the squash on the plant too long and you’ll end up with tough skin and squash with […]
Strawberry jam is a fast and fun recipe that a beginner can make and this recipe explains how you can round up a selection (or just a few) of optional add-ins to add just before canning to customize your jam and make it your own. This customizable, make it your way, strawberry jam canning recipe […]
The simplest way to begin making herbal medicine is to dry herbs and use them in teas or decoctions (the latter are very much like teas, except they use more heat to draw out the medicinal properties of tougher plant materials, such as roots). Another easy method of making traditional plant medicine is to create […]
Is your garden or CSA box overflowing with summer squash at the moment? Here’s more than 50 easy, fresh, summer squash recipes to try. The all use basic pantry staples and common garden produce.