Damn Delicious Spaghetti Sauce

Alright y’all, I feel as though it is time that I share our spaghetti sauce recipe. I get it, there are thousands of recipes out there, so why should you try this one? Because it is mutha f-ing delicious that’s why. This recipe has been handed down from my mother-in-law, thanks Gail! And now I…

Fermenting Carrots,With Brine!

So you have some carrots do ya. And you want to ferment them do ya. Let’s do this thing yo! Fermentation doesn’t always have to be about making sauerkraut, the sky’s the limit when making fermented foods. Whatever your favorite vegetable is, you can ferment it to give it a ton more health benefits. Or…

Sauerkraut

Hey y’all, let’s make some good ol’ fashion sauerkraut shall we. If you have not already checked out why you should eat fermented foods, like ALL.DAY.LONG. Check out this post. Sauerkraut gets a bad rep, most people think it just goes on hot dogs and it’s gross. But when you realize how good it is…

Homemade Elderberry Syrup

If you haven’t already read the medicinal herb series post on Elder, I suggest you stop what you are doing and mosey on over there. Elder is incredible stuff especially during cold and flu season. Every year there is huge talk about how this years cold and flu season are the worst they have seen…

Kefir: You Got A Question? I Got An Answer!

I have received a ton of question around Kefir. So I thought I would compile them all together and help take the fear out of fermented milk. When people hear the words fermented milk they immediately shut off. Seriously people, this stuff is the best stuff in the world for your entire well being. When…

How To Juice a Pomegranate Like A MoFo

So come to find out these “seeded apples” are absolutely amazing for you. I mean, we all kinda figured. Pomegranate is an incredible little fruit that contains tiny little seeds. Around the seeds are ruby colored juicy pieces of fruit. If you have ever tried to enjoy a pomegranate, I’m sure you’ve discovered they can…

No Refrigeration Required?!

  Let’s talk eggs people! Now I’ve gotten some eyebrows raised when I tell people we keep our eggs out on the counter. Wait, you think we are crazy too? Well listen up y’all, FRESH-OUT-OF-THE-CHICKENS-BUTT EGGS do not have to be refrigerated. You see when the chicken lays an egg, the egg has a protective…

Simple Beet Kraut

Let’s ย do a little fermenting shall we. We harvested some beautiful looking beets and carrots a few weeks ago. So I decided to ferment them. Man, the world of fermenting has just got me. It is so much fun. What made this batch even better, was that we grew it. The word ferment, scares people….

Cooking with Cast Iron…Finally

Oh man, has it been fun learning how to cook on one of these bad boys. When you first start your journey into homesteading, cast iron is a no brainer. That is until you bring home your first pan without really doing a ton of research and you attempt to scramble up some eggs. If…

A Peaceful Garden

Is it time for an update on the garden? I think so. It amazes me how fast everything blooms. How fast it takes off and thrives. I caught a nasty flu this past weekend and was in bed. But what brought me peace was being able to look outside our sliding door into a world…

This Is Our Homestead

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Blaukraut

    Let’s ferment some deliciousness, shall we. We are talking blaukraut here people. This batch of fermented veggies came out much more mild then my last batch that had more onion flavor. This recipe calls for caraway seeds, which I had never experienced before. They are very interesting little seeds. They give the kraut…