How to Water Glass Eggs for Long-Term Storage

How to Water Glass Eggs for Long-Term Storage

Water glassing is an age-old egg preservation method that allows you to preserve eggs for 12-18 months – much longer than you would keep them on the counter or in the refrigerator. The process for water glassing eggs is simple but relies on a few 

How to Make Jerky Treats for Dogs

How to Make Jerky Treats for Dogs

This method for making homemade dog jerky treats comes to us from guest author, Devon Dams O’Connor, a writer from upstate New York who is also an inspiring cook, gardener, and community-builder. I’m on a constant quest to make things for less than the cost 

Homesteaders’ Book Club Spring 2021: No-Dig Gardening

Homesteaders’ Book Club Spring 2021: No-Dig Gardening

We’re pleased to announce that started in March 2021, the Hometeaders’ Book Club will be reading a brand new gardening resource from Cold Springs Press: The Complete Guide to No-Dig Gardening: Grow beautiful vegetables, herbs, and flowers – the easy way! Read on to learn 

How to Stock a Self-Reliant Pantry

How to Stock a Self-Reliant Pantry

Stocking your pantry is a common strategy to prepare for emergencies or the need to space out visits to the grocery store. It is a reasonable idea, and one that came in handy in 2020 – the year of the pandemic. But you don’t have 

Black Friday Deals for Homesteaders (2020)

Black Friday Deals for Homesteaders (2020)

This article contains links to Black Friday 2020 deals that we think are worth checking out if you want to be more self-reliant. We’ll update it throughout the weekend with ONLY items that we endorse because we’ve used them (or something similar to them). VITAMIX 

How to Dry Fresh Herbs

How to Dry Fresh Herbs

Drying herbs is a simple way to preserve the flavor of summer for homemade dishes all year round. There are multiple methods for drying herbs. Here we suggested three methods for drying herbs that you can use for most green, leafy varieties (think basil, parsley, 

Fall Writing Contest!

Fall Writing Contest!

Homestead How-To is pleased to announce our Fall 2019 Writing Contest. This contest invites fellow homesteaders (or those with related talents and knowledge) to submit an article to be published this fall. The article with the most views between September 15th and December 31st will