Kitchen

How to Freeze Eggplant

How to Freeze Eggplant

Eggplant is one of those vegetables that feels like a huge bonus when you harvest it, but can quickly start to feel overwhelming. Just how many nights can you eat eggplant in a row? And yet, a good eggplant Parmesan on a cold winter night […]

How to Bake with Whole Wheat Flour

How to Bake with Whole Wheat Flour

You may imagine that using whole wheat flour in your baked goods would lead to a grittier, nuttier, and drier result. But the fact is, by learning a few simple tips and tricks, you can create final products that are just as mouthwatering and enjoyable […]

How to Make a Small Kitchen Work

How to Make a Small Kitchen Work

Our kitchen is small. Its not New York City apartment small, or tiny house small, but for a family that raises most of its own food and needs space to process and cook all the time, it is kinda small. The photo above shows what […]

How to Make Creme Brulee (Vanilla Giveaway!)

How to Make Creme Brulee (Vanilla Giveaway!)

Creme brulee is a decadent dessert that is surprisingly easy to make at home. What makes this brulee truly special is the addition of fresh vanilla bean. If you have never had fresh vanilla bean, I highly suggest you try it! Like many things, once […]

How to Make Fire Cider

How to Make Fire Cider

Fire cider is a home remedy for colds that is easy to make and is comprised of ingredients that most people can find at their local grocery store.

How to Introduce your Kids to Fermented Drinks (Kombucha & Shrub)

How to Introduce your Kids to Fermented Drinks (Kombucha & Shrub)

Fermented foods and children don’t always have a happy relationship. I’m sure most parents can readily agree with this, especially if you’re having a hard time trying to switch kids from commercially prepared sugar-filled beverages to natural alternatives such as kombucha or shrub. Introducing kids […]

How to Make Bone Broth in the Crock Pot

How to Make Bone Broth in the Crock Pot

*Please note that the statements made in this article are the opinion of the author.  They are in no way intended to replace medical advice from a professional* Bone broth has become one of those items I ALWAYS have on hand.  It is super simple […]

How to Infuse Olive Oil: Cold Infusion

How to Infuse Olive Oil: Cold Infusion

Infused olive oils are a great way to add more flavor to a dish without having to chop up extra ingredients. They are amazing in marinades, pasta dishes, and salad dressings.  They also make great gifts to give for the holidays or as a hostess […]

How to Make Vanilla Extract at Home: The Hot Method

How to Make Vanilla Extract at Home: The Hot Method

Homemade vanilla extract is an easy, fun thing you can make yourself!  It makes a great gift and tastes much better than store-bought vanilla (isn’t that how it always is?).  While homemade vanilla extract is easy to make, it does require quite a bit of […]

How to Fish for Food: A Beginner’s Guide

How to Fish for Food: A Beginner’s Guide

  This is a guest post by Olivia Nicholson from The Red Rock Flock.  One way of putting food on the table that some homesteaders may not normally consider is fishing. Not only can it be a fun family activity or a relaxing pastime, but […]