The Latest from the Blog

  • Preserving Peppers in Vinegar and Salt
    Preserving peppers in vinegar and salt is super easy. It takes minutes to put this dish together and it’s a great way to preserve peppers. Let the jar ferment for a few days and once it’s ready it’s a healthy and tasty snack or an addition to salads or sandwiches. One of my favorite varieties… Read more: Preserving Peppers in Vinegar and Salt
  • How to Make Corn Silk Tea
    Learn how to make corn silk tea. This is a simple tea that is very beneficial to our body and another way to use corn. Corn silk can also be preserved by drying which means you can easily make corn silk tea year round! We pretty much live in corn country here in central NC.… Read more: How to Make Corn Silk Tea
  • How to Grow Daikon Radish
    Learn how to grow daikon radish in the home garden. This crop is very easy to grow! It’s delicious and can be used in many different ways, and it stores for a long time! Growing daikon radish is a must for every homesteader. I love growing root crops. I don’t know what is it about… Read more: How to Grow Daikon Radish
  • Israeli Eggplant Salad
    This Israeli eggplant salad is coming to you right from my mother’s kitchen in Israel. It’s simple, healthy, and delicious (or so they say… More on this below). It’s a great salad that should last in the fridge for up to a week! First grade was the only grade I studied in a public school… Read more: Israeli Eggplant Salad
  • Roasted Pepper Salad
    This roasted pepper salad is very easy to put together especially if you already have roasted peppers on hand. It’s flavorful and healthy and a great addition to many dishes! My mother (who is a Moroccan living in Israel) loves making what we call cooked salads. In other words, the main ingredients or most of… Read more: Roasted Pepper Salad

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Hi! I’m Lee Traister, a.k.a Lady Lee. I help homesteaders simplify their homesteading journey while still producing a ton of food! I am a single mother of four, I was born in Israel and raised in an agricultural commune called a Kibbutz. Now I homestead in central NC.

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