It’s the time of year when every chicken keeper begins wondering “What am I going to do with all these eggs?” If you’ve had your fill of scrambled eggs, omelets, frittatas, quiches, meringues, custards, and other egg-laden dishes, here are nine ways to preserve those eggs for later use. After all, just as spring is […]
Jam is nearly foolproof for beginners because the recipes are quite high in acid, making them very safe, and they frequently call for very few ingredients making them fast and simple to prepare. The worst thing that can happen in jam making is it turns out a little bit thin, which is essentially syrup. Strawberries […]
Rhubarb is a versatile perennial vegetable in which it is often used like a fruit to make desserts such as a crisp, muffins, pies, or used to make jams, sauces, syrups, and chutney. If you have an abundance of rhubarb and had your fill on pie making, consider using it for jam! It stores super […]
How does Lacto-Fermentation work? Lacto-fermentation is almost like magic in the food world, literally. Microorganisms like yeast, bacteria and fungi feed on sugars and starches which transform them into lactic acid. Lactic acid acts as a natural preservation method enabling the storing of food for up to one year in most cases. In addition, lactic […]
When you want to start your own Homestead (or just started one) you can feel overwhelmed with all the things you need to learn. This is how we tackled the feeling of being overwhelmed: we took our time. There is no way you will be able to learn everything at once when you have your […]
Don’t you know what to do with an overload of fruit and vegetables in summer and fall? Do you only have little time for preserving your dear harvest? Is your pantry not big enough to store all the goodies from the land? Here is what you can do: dehydrate your fruit and vegetables.