I’ve just written “16 Tips to Get Your Grocery Bill Under $25/Person Each Month” in which I shared with you some of my personal guidelines for buying food on the cheap. Well, as promised, here is my actual grocery list along with the breakdown of prices for each item. You will see that, on average, […]
I’ve been fascinated by foraging food lately. I finally got up the courage to actually do it and I was pleasantly surprised by the results especially because I hate vegetables. I do like artichokes though and thistles are a relative to the artichoke. I have a couple field books from the library right now and […]
You know those days when you stare in your cupboards, seeing only the most basic ingredients, and declare there is “nothing to eat?” Yeah…me too. The things is, over the last 4 years, I have made it part of my habit to learn how to make the things we love most ourselves. Through that, I […]
Corn chowder is a favorite on the Funny Farm. This frugal, hearty, meal in a bowl is the ultimate comfort food.
Our family goes through a ton of yogurt–like a couple gallons every week. I spend a little time each week making it myself with this super simple and nearly fail-proof method. If you have a crock pot and a candy thermometer, then you’ve got all the equipment you need to start making your own too. […]
One of the most basic needs for every homestead is a well-stocked pantry. Here is a complete listing pantry basics, along with quantities that will keep your family well fed in a financial crisis.