I knew I wanted to be able to use our beeswax for making deodorant, lotions and salves. But, I had to get it cleaned up a bit. It was currently full of bits of honey and brown hard cappings. I didn’t want that in the wax I was going to use, so it needed to […]
Here’s and easy way to render those beeswax cappings while it’s still winter outside.
The last time we purchased a side of pork from a local farmer, we asked him for some of the fat so that we could render lard. It’s been sitting in my freezer. After reading Long Way on a Little by Shannon Hayes and getting reacquainted with The Foxfire Book, I knew it was time […]