While I would do a lot to get my hands on an excalibur dehydrator, they are expensive and use a lot of electricity. Until I have the means to get one, I’ve been experimenting with alternative methods of dehydrating food and herbs. I haven’t had much luck simply air drying many herbs, so I’m always […]
Mushroom powder may quickly become one of your favorite pantry items. It is simple to make and can be used in a variety of ways in your kitchen. The powders, on their own, add an earthy and meaty-like flavor to all sorts of dishes. Blend them with other spices for a fantastic kick of flavor! […]
Freezer space is at a premium on our homestead! When I finally invested in a pressure canner I couldn’t have been more excited. While it may seem intimidating, canning your own bone broth is actually a simple process. And in the end you’ll have a shelf stable nourishing food for you and your family.
There is something comforting about having enough food to feed your family for quite a while should the need arise. Growing and preserving enough food to get through a year is a lot of work. It takes organization and discipline to do it. The rewards and benefits that you receive at the end of all […]
As a former purchasing and logistics professional, I take a different approach to purchasing food for the homestead. Learn some tip and tricks to save you time and money while enabling you to keep a well stocked pantry year round.
This post will show you step by step how to can peaches in a vanilla syrup with a splash of whiskey. The resulting preserve can be eaten out of the jar plain, are perfect on top of a cheesecake, waffles, or ice cream, or are a flavorful alternative to plain ol’ peaches in a pie […]