All Blog Posts Tagged 'cooking' (5)

Ladies Homestead Gathering Update

I have been leading the Doylestown, PA chapter of the National Ladies Homestead Gathering for a year and we have outgrown my house! A few weeks ago we did a canning demonstration at the Doylestown Farmer's Market which was a great success. We used an induction burner to…

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Added by Rebecca on July 24, 2013 at 3:17pm — No Comments

What's in Season in July? Zucchini!

Someone I know said “We’re not even growing any zucchini in our garden this year!” because it is so very prolific and some members of her family aren’t big fans. Zucchini definitely grows well, but it is also incredibly versatile in the kitchen, playing the lead role in savory dishes as well as sweet ones. It can be cut and roasted or sautéed, baked…

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Added by Rebecca on July 18, 2013 at 10:00am — No Comments

Get Your Processed Food Fix

The Happy Homesteader

I must admit, before moving to my homestead my diet was pretty much all American.  As our concerns grew about what we were putting into our bodies, we decided that growing our own food was the best choice.  Hence the homestead!  I remember the first year here wondering if we would really be able to do it.  Failures in the garden and seemingly endless time frames to when we would actually process any meat…

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Added by Daisy on August 7, 2012 at 1:00pm — 3 Comments

My First Garden - Week 6

Not much to show this week. The cool days and freezing nights are not helping my plants grow very fast. Unfortunately, the only window I have for the starts doesn't get sun until 3pm, 4pm to reach the back of the trays and we don't have grow lights.

Usually the days are warm enough to set them all outside in the morning for some sun, then bring them indoors for sun and warmer temps in the afternoon. This week they have spent a number of days inside, but they had a few good…

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Added by Fern's Garden on May 7, 2012 at 5:04pm — No Comments

Cast iron cookware—an excellent choice for practical preppers

The Practical Prepper

With a fair amount of concern about whether non-stick coatings on modern cookware is healthy or not (e.g., this Consumer Report article), it's nice to know that the is a reliable and…

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Added by Atticus Freeman on April 11, 2012 at 5:44am — 10 Comments

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