Make a batch of easy peach freezer jam using fresh or frozen peaches and less sugar than most freezer jam. Bonus: Mango-Peach jam -no pectin or white sugar!
This maple spice applesauce recipe is a delicious twist on traditional applesauce. Lightly sweetened and flavored with maple, cinnamon, and nutmeg…yum!
Learn to can, dehydrate, pickle, freeze, and ferment your food! Save money and live a more self-reliant life by putting up the harvest from your homestead!
How to freeze and safely can your pumpkins and winter squash. Save pumpkins and winter squash for later with these preservation methods!
Preserve garlic with one of these handy methods! Learn how to store garlic in your root cellar or freezer, pickle garlic or dehydrate it for storage!
Stuffed Poblano Peppers Recipe Inspired by Chiles Rellenos I created this recipe for stuffed poblano peppers as an inexpensive and healthier version of the Chiles Rellenos we enjoy from a… Read more »
Learn how to preserve your garden harvest. Notes on the easiest methods to preserve fruits and veggies!
This recipe for Burdock with Black Beans and Pasta is a dish I created to use more wild foods foraged from our homestead. It’s a cheap and delicious meal!
Carduni made with burdock leaves is another great dish you can cook up from foraged greens. This is a great way to save money and eat healthy!
This Creamy Burdock Soup is a tasty spring dish! Made with just fresh milk, butter, burdock leaves, ramps, mushrooms, and a little flour.
Use your surplus milk in spring to make these delicious dairy products! Buttermilk, sour cream, yogurt, cheese, butter…the list goes on! Links to recipes!
Baking in a Dutch oven on top of a wood burning stove is a great way to cook your food and save energy too! Here are some of my adventures in baking on my wood stove.
Vegetables from my ‘root cellar’ help our family be more self reliant. I’d like to build a real root cellar to be even more self reliant!
To make a pumpkin pie from scratch, you’ll need to know how to cook and use a pie pumpkin. Here are several ways to cook and puree your pumpkin.
Are you wondering how to harvest and store potatoes so they will last all winter? Here are the best methods for harvesting and keeping your spuds…
How To Harvest And Store Pumpkins And Winter Squash Are you wondering how to harvest and store your pumpkins and winter squash to keep them fresh? Over the years I’ve… Read more »
How to Freeze Green Beans…3 methods for blanching and freezing green beans. Learn to preserve your harvest!
This Zucchini Fritter Recipe is so versatile, you can have if for any meal of the day, with sweet or savory seasonings. Put the extra zucchinis to good use!
Mango Habanero Chili from Valley Food Storage- Product Review If you are wondering how good long term storage foods and emergency rations taste, keep reading! I received Mango Habanero Chili,… Read more »
How To Make Dutch Cheese at Home You’ve heard of Edam and Gouda, but have you ever heard of Eric’s Grandmother’s Dutch Cheese? I’m guessing not. When immigrants came to… Read more »