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Homestead Cookbook

Mushroom Risotto with Peas

by Jessica Shelton 0

  I’ll admit, I was a little intimidated by this one.  I’d never made risotto before, and writing this cookbook gave me the perfect excuse…

Lifestyle

Homesteading Saved My Marriage

by Anthony Okrongly 0

  “There's no way this car will make it the rest of the way home in the dark. The alternator belt is gone,” I said.…

Poultry

Going to the Birds! How I Turned Chicken Pellets…

by Anita Gerber 0

  I have learned to accept the gentle smiles and assumptions of others when the subject of chickens is mentioned.  It is always assumed that…

Livestock

Goat Milk Galore

by Jenny Flores 0

One of the greatest blessings of spring are babies and if you have goats on your homestead, you probably have kids running around this time…

Got (Real) Milk?

by Karyn Sweet 0

Raising Earthworms

by Mary Hysong 2

Gardening

Poor Man’s Greenhouse

by Regina Anneler 0

  Winter has set in, and on most homesteads, vegetable production has come to end with the exception of cabbage, carrots and other cold hardy…

Frugality and Finance

Free Eats! Combating the Rising Cost of Food

by Karyn Sweet 0

According to the USDA, "In 2010, the Consumer Price Index (CPI) for all food is projected to increase 2.5 to 3.5 percent"—yikes! I try really…

Go Wildcrafting!

by Catherine Lugo 0

History

Letters of a Woman Homesteader 25: Among the Mormons

by Elinore P Stewart 0

"Letters of a Woman Homesteader" continued: November 1913 My dear Friend,— I have wanted to write you for a long time, but have been so…

Machinery

Cutting Through the Mystery of Knife Types: Know Your…

by Doug Smith 1

Whether it be the kitchen, workshop, in automobile emergency-kits, or simply junk drawers around the house, shop, or barn, having a cutting blade close at…

Bush-hogging

by Neil Shelton 0

Health and Diet

Go Nuts! Squirrel Away These Savory Snacks

by Doug Smith 0

Just like the squirrels I watch as I jog near my rural Missouri home each morning, every fall I get the urge to store away…

Humor

Barn Cats: Thugs of the Homestead

by Sheri Dixon 0

Working when they feel like it, sleeping the day away, partying all night, and making sure you know that whatever you say or do means…

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