We do quite a bit of food preservation around here. I was in constant need of more pantry space, having to rearrange with each harvest or batch processed. When Mr. LB suggested that we burn the scrap lumber (after I picked my jaw up off the floor) I put those boards to good use. Take […]
Have you ever wondered why it is that we are drawn to the pantry and what it is that makes a pantry so intriguing? We recently had a generational “pantry event” in our family – so to speak. It was really awakening as to the depth of pantry stocking and just what a home-canner means […]
There is something comforting about having enough food to feed your family for quite a while should the need arise. Growing and preserving enough food to get through a year is a lot of work. It takes organization and discipline to do it. The rewards and benefits that you receive at the end of all […]
As a former purchasing and logistics professional, I take a different approach to purchasing food for the homestead. Learn some tip and tricks to save you time and money while enabling you to keep a well stocked pantry year round.
My friends and family get caught off guard by me sometimes. “Can I get a picture of your pantry for an article I’m writing”? The first few times I asked this, the response was the same, an indulging smile followed by an awkward silence. The hesitation, which is totally understandable, was that they felt their […]
This little urban homestead lacked a little urban pantry when we moved in last year. This summer I got to remedy that! I really enjoyed learning to build custom shelves and making my kitchen function better.