Homestead Hack: De-stinking Canning Jars

Have you ever brought home a giant pickle jar from the grocery store because you wanted the jar, not the pickles?  If you have, you’ll know that there are some smells that won’t scrub off of glass, no matter how hard you scrub them! And who wants to store their dried apples in a jar [...]

By | 2019-01-09T17:30:05+00:00 January 9th, 2019|Videos|

Render Your Own Lard

Got a bag of pig fat in the freezer just waiting for you to turn it into lard? Don’t put it off any longer! In this video, Carolyn will show you how to easily turn that fat into the ultimate homesteading kitchen multi-tool... lard! To get printable directions for rendering your own lard, click here [...]

By | 2019-02-01T02:19:10+00:00 July 18th, 2018|Videos|

Make Your Own Onion Powder

Making your own onion powder at home is a very simple project.  Homemade onion powder really puts store bought powder to shame... the taste is much better, there are no fillers, preservatives or other questionable ingredients and it only takes a few dollars worth of onions and a few minutes of time to make.   [...]

By | 2018-03-15T00:00:06+00:00 March 15th, 2018|Videos|

Gardening: Top 10 Garden Mistakes

As we are gearing up for the growing season and making our plans for a successful and productive garden, there are several common mistakes that all gardeners want to avoid. In this video, josh shares with you the Top 10 gardening mistakes that people make and how to avoid them!

By | 2018-02-06T18:06:04+00:00 February 6th, 2018|Videos|

Make Fermented Ginger Carrots; A Sweet, Super Probiotic Food

Keep your immune system strong this flu season!  It is commonly reported that over 75% of your immune system is in your gut.  Turn carrots into a healthy and delicious, probiotic food that keeps your body in great flu fighting condition.   Ginger carrots are a great way to introduce probiotic foods to your family, [...]

By | 2018-01-31T22:32:04+00:00 January 31st, 2018|Videos|

Gardening: 7 Tips for Starting Your Garden

Long before you put seeds in the ground there is work to do in order to get your garden going! Winter is actually the time to start your garden so you are prepared for the growing season when it arrives, and while it seems like a long way off when it's cold and the days [...]

By | 2018-01-29T18:48:57+00:00 January 19th, 2018|Videos|

Canning Stew: Make Your Own Convenience Food

Canning your own beef, lamb or venison stew is so easy.  Having healthy food waiting on the shelf for a busy night means no more running to town for a pizza or other take out. This is a great way to save time and money on your homestead.   Using a pressure canner is safe [...]

By | 2018-01-16T01:36:07+00:00 January 16th, 2018|Videos|

Can Your Own Chicken Broth!

Stop buying broth from the grocery store... can your own for super healthy and inexpensive convenience!     Make your own amazing, health promoting bone broth and can it to have on hand for those quick meals, gravies and last minute thoughts.  This is one of the easiest pressure canning projects you could do and [...]

By | 2018-01-09T22:59:52+00:00 January 9th, 2018|Videos|