Preserving food by drying is easy and you don’t even need to purchase an electric dehydrator. There are several ways of dehydrating foods without electricity and each method works better for certain foods. I recently dried cantaloupe, cherries, mushrooms, peppers, basil, celery leaf, chives, chamomile, lavender, cilantro, and feverfew without a dehydrator or electricity. Of […]
Whether you’ve got a lot of extra eggs, or are simply looking for something unique and delicious, Sriracha pickled eggs are quick, easy, and incredibly delicious! Sriracha sauce meets apple cider vinegar in an amazing SPICY pickled eggs recipe.
How (and why) to Dehydrate Aloe Vera: Because Aloe Vera is so great to have on hand and can be used for so many ways, I wanted a way to preserve it. By drying it and turning it into a powder, I can use it in a variety of ways and store it for long […]
Having a good emergency water filter is an important homesteader backup, in case your main water source gets contaminated. A good emergency water filter is one that removes bacteria and parasites which are found in untreated water sources. What makes this product a great water filter is that it also removes odor, color, chemicals, and […]
Why would you need to label your canning jars? Tomato sauce looks a lot different than maple whiskey peaches, right? It sure does but tomato sauce made with zero jalapeno is a lot different than one made with one jalapeno- just ask my five year old. Raspberry jam, strawberry jam, cranberry lemon jam all start […]
How to dehydrate eggplant: Eggplant is really an amazing vegetable and I am embarrassed to admit, I had never had eggplant once in my 48 years until recently. It was just not something my family ever served growing up so I never bought any as an adult either. My son planted some this summer in […]