My attempt at cow manure potting, which composts into the ground within about 12 weeks. We don’t want to waste a thing here at Ike & Eli’s!
An off-grid living adventure for girlie girls, complete with some info from Trayer Wilderness!
As homesteaders we care about the environment and our lifestyle naturally lends itself to less waste but that doesn’t mean we should keep striving for better! If you want to have an empty trash can at the end of each week here’s a huge list of ways to you can cut down on your waste.
Mr. Man and I attempted a zero-waste cabin getaway in the Ouachita National Park. The cabin was solar powered, on a septic system, and run by generators when necessary. Our goal was to incorporate our home lifestyle of no paper products, very little trash, and no wasted food while we enjoyed the beautiful scenery. Here […]
Caul fat is the membrane that surrounds the intestines of pigs, sheep, and cows. It can be used to wrap lean meats, roasts, sausage patties, and all sorts of sides including rice and vegetables prior to cooking. It helps your dish retain moisture while imparting a bacon-like flavor to it. In this article, I will […]
In the words of the great Lidia Bastianich “waste not, want not”. Like Lidia, I really hate wasting food. It genuinely makes me feel guilty, which is why I always try and utilize as much of the animal/vegetable as possible. Whatever scraps I do have I handle accordingly (aka feed to my chickens!) Sometimes you […]