In this post, we will learn how to can meat (except ground meat as that is a slightly different process). Canning meat is an easy way to preserve your meat without the need for refrigeration. If you hunt or if you grow and raise some of your food you probably know how important freezer space is. […]
This is the way that we make burgers here on the homestead. Ground venison burgers from scratch are a regular at our home. The meat is so healthy and available for us because we hunt every fall. There are so many great ways to use venison meat (I pretty much use it just as I […]
Hands down, this is my favorite way of preparing green beans. This fresh green bean recipe is quick and easy and super healthy. It can be a great way to cook green beans for a holiday or any day as a side dish, but honestly, I love making it as a snack! I make a […]
Preparing your garden for winter can be done rather quickly but can save you a ton of work in the spring. There are a few different ways to prepare your garden for winter but as always, I choose to keep it very simple and cheap — just using what I have around the homestead. I’ve […]
In this post, we will go over 5 cold-weather crops that are super easy to grow. They are easy to plant, easy to care for, and are useful in the kitchen if it’s for cooking or fresh eating. If you are a beginning gardener, these are great crops to start with. If you are an […]
This delicious pulled venison wrap recipe is a wonderful way to use your venison meat. You can use it in a wrap like I am going to do here or you can have it as a main dish over rice, quinoa, or mashed potatoes. Add a salad on the side and it’s a great, healthy […]
Here is a delicious pumpkin soup that I made from the canned pumpkin that I canned earlier this season. It’s super healthy and simple to put together. It has carrots and sweet potato in it too which makes it very rich and creamy. I also made simple garlic croutons to go with it. It’s a […]
In this post, we will learn how to plant sweet potatoes. We are going to go over how you can grow potato slips on your own, where to purchase them if you decide not to grow them, and how to plant them in the garden correctly to ensure the best harvest.
In this post, we’ll learn how to make candied oranges. They will keep for a long time in the fridge but I decided to go ahead and try to can them. They are orangy, sweet, moist, and not hard but definitely firm. They truly are a candy.
In this post, you will find 32 winter salad ideas to try this winter. Winter vegetables are so delicious and filling. Vegetables like kale, carrots, beets, fennel, celery, brussels sprouts… They are super healthy for our body and very filling. Some of those salads are no side dish. They are a full meal all on […]
I’ve owned black Australorp chickens for a couple of years now and even though they are still a chicken (we’ll talk about the good and bad of that later) they are special in a way. I wanted to share with you why I love them so much so here are 10 reasons to raise Black […]
In this post, we will learn how to can pumpkin. Pumpkins are a low acid food so we will have to use a pressure canner, but don’t let it scare you! I’ll show you step-by-step how easy it is to can your pumpkins using a pressure canner so you can enjoy your harvest (or the […]
This is a super simple liver and onions recipe. I actually added hearts too just because I had them, they went very well with the livers. It doesn’t take long to put this dish together and it’s very yummy! If you like livers, you’ll like this simple liver and onions recipe.
In this post, we will go over 15 pumpkin seeds health benefits you should know about. This super food is not as common as it should be if you ask me! It’s so rich, so healthy, and so easy to add to your diet. Pumpkin seeds can be a simple snack, roasted or raw, can […]
This is a VERY graphic post. If you choose to scroll down and read it please don’t leave me comments on how I abuse animals and how disgusting it is. We are going to learn a simple way to extract deer brain for hide tanning. If you want to learn how to tan a hide […]
In this post, we will learn about 6 essential oils to help sleep better naturally. These oils can help you fall asleep, stay asleep, and experience a restful sleep in a natural way. I have no problem falling asleep. I can say that it’s because I wake up every day at 4:30 am to […]
This is simply the best homemade pizza dough recipe. I have been using it for a very long time. It uses simple ingredients and it’s easy to put together. You can freeze it or use it right away.
In this post, you will find 47 fresh pumpkin recipes. A collection of so many delicious savory pumpkin recipes using fresh pumpkins. Pin this post to your Pinterest Fall boards and come back to this post and pick something different to try each time for a flavorful fall!