Earlier this year we took part in a 60-day no-spend pantry and freezer challenge. It was a real eye-opener – and a major money-saver. Since we live off the grid in kind of a remote area, we have some unique challenges. Especially when it comes to buying, growing, storing food and getting rid of food […]
Homemade chicken pot pie rocks my friends! And it truly is the only way to ever eat pot pie! My family doesn’t care for store-bought pot pies and I truly don’t blame them! Okay! Truth be told, growing up, my mom only ever fed us frozen pot pies brought to you from the frozen food […]
This is one of my favorite dishes. It incorporates a variety of colors. I was taught there should be at least three colors on the plate to have a healthy meal. Do they still teach things like that? It’s also made in just one pan which makes clean up much easier. Take a look and […]
Many of our kitchens these days depend on the grid. But what if the grid went down tomorrow? Would your kitchen be able to handle the consumption needs of your family? Think about basic tasks such as preserving and preparing. Do you already have everything on this list, or is there something you’re missing? What […]
We “made-do” with a partial kitchen for 11-12 years. This was used for each canning season, holiday, and daily meal. Finally, after such a time, we were able to finish the kitchen. Just those words “finish the kitchen” seem melodious to me. The long time wait makes them ever more appreciated. We did the install […]
Today I want to talk about how to equip your homestead kitchen. These are, what I feel, are essential tools for making your homestead venture a success; but as I always say, there may be more to add. I have included some basics as well as some larger equipment for you.