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 […]
While kale is an amazing, nutrient dense food, it is not always the most palatable to some people. Personally, I am not a huge fan of raw kale and it is definitely not the first food I turn to when I am looking for a snack. I have been trying hard to decrease my sugar […]
You can easily dehydrate just about any food with these simple steps.
Although it takes a bit of work and more time than other fruits, dehydrating raspberries is definitely worth the time and effort–we never seam to dry enough from year to year. Here’s how we do it, how we store them, and also how we use them all year long. What’s your favorite way to use […]
Preserving food is always a good idea, but when storing meats conventional storage methods can be energy intensive, (such as pressure canning), or potentially useless, (such as a freezer full of meat in a black out). It’s also useful when camping, hiking, or if you are in a situation when you don’t have access to […]
Pioneers and explorers have been using this nourishing, lightweight portable soup for hundreds of years. Making bone broth on a regular basis can be a tedious, time-consuming job and most homesteaders just don’t have the time, but portable soup is a great solution for making a lovely cup of broth in just minutes. Plus, this […]