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Sourdough Starter: Failure to Success!

I have made sourdough starter and bread off and on for many years, but I always began with a ‘starter recipe’ that a friend of my mother’s gave me many moons ago. This recipe had store-bought yeast added to it; and you also added yeast […]

3 Ingredient Cookies: A Baker’s Dozen

3 Ingredient Cookies: A Baker’s Dozen

3 Ingredient Cookies! What?! I love the idea of cookies that require only 3 ingredients. Most contain ingredients that we all have lying around in our kitchen pantries at all times. 3 ingredient cookies are not only a quick way to satisfy a sweet tooth, […]

Brioche: My Go-To Bread Recipe

There are so many bread recipes out there, and I have tried dozens of them over the years. They all have their place but I find myself returning to my stand-by recipe over and over again. This egg bread is sometimes called brioche or challah […]

Ten Homesteading Myths Debunked!

Ten Homesteading Myths Debunked!

Homesteading myths abound. Honestly homesteading has become kind of a catch-all term that can mean different things to different folks. Let’s take a quick look at 10 of the most common myths: 1.     Location Homesteading Myth: you must live in a rural area, far removed […]

Preserving Apples: 5 Easy Methods

Preserving Apples: 5 Easy Methods

Preserving apples was the theme of my recent weekend. Part of living the homestead lifestyle is learning to preserve our harvests. For those who don’t have land, you’re still a homesteader if you’re living sustainably in your rental! You can certainly purchase produce to preserve. […]