Mango fruit leather has turned out to be one of my kids' favorites. The sugar is totally optional, but it makes it much sweeter and cuts the tartness. Read more →
Homestead Cooking with Carol: Bountiful Make-ahead Meals will help you stretch your budget while making foodie-quality meals for your family.
I have had these bitter leaves and flowers in salads and other recipes, but I am all about learning new ways to preserve foods. I tried the dandelion tea using fresh dandelion leaves and decided to try dehydrating dandelion leaves to make tea. It is delicious and perfect for storing long term.
I wasn’t so sure I would like Dandelion Root Coffee, but I thought I would give it a try. Not bad. It has a nutty aroma and flavor.
Some see dandelions as despised weeds, wanting to annihilate them from their yards and flower beds. At my house, we welcome them. We allow them to grow in our yard and keep them around for many reasons.
Growing potatoes in a trash can or barrel allows you to produce a lot of food in a very small location. My kids loved getting involved. It’s a fun way to learn about potatoes and discuss why this method works.
It is a hard task, I know. My kitchen is the most used room in the house and it’s the hardest to keep clean. Keeping your kitchen clean while you cook doesn’t have to be difficult.
So many things go on in the kitchen at the same time, it can get confusing. Creating kitchen workstations can keep it from being chaotic and feeling crowded. These are the workstations I use in my Kitchen
Here are some tips I have used for storing canning jars, lids, and rings when you are not using them and keeping them safe and free of dust, debris, and even critters.
How to Write a Recipe-When you write a recipe, keep in mind you might not be the only person using the recipe in the future.
A recipe binder is a perfect place to gather tried and true recipes in one place. This should be your most used “cookbook” on your bookshelf.