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July 2015

Big Turkey

My 25 Pound Turkey

  A BIG Turkey! I’m almost done butchering the 10 Broad Breasted White turkeys I ordered this spring and raised on our …

Using Summer’s Harvest

What Are You Harvesting? I love having an abundance of fresh veggies in the summer. There is such a sense of satisfaction …

The Importance of Keeping Blades Sharp On The Homestead

Sharp Blades Make Work Easier Homesteaders are often whittling, chopping wood, cooking from scratch, processing meat, and preparing food to preserve it. …

Pressure canning meat

Canning & Freezing My Home Raised Turkeys

For more information, check out my post How to Pressure Can Meat, Poultry and Fish. Preserving¬†Our Turkeys for Winter I raised 10 …

Processing My First Turkey of the Season

Butchering Broad Breasted Turkeys This spring I ordered 10 Broad Breasted White turkeys from Dale (The Chicken Guy) in Wisconsin. Actually, I …