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Homestead Cooking with Carol Giveaway

Click here to visit Carol J. Alexander from Everything Home with Carol.  We are giving away a PDF version of this book (a $9.99 value). Now … [Read more...]

How to Make Dandelion Tea from Leaves and Flowers

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 … [Read more...]

How to Make Dandelion Root Coffee

I don't really like coffee, unless it's slathered in chocolate. I am a HUGE chocolate fan. You could say I am a chocoholic (If there is such a … [Read more...]

Learn About Dandelions

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 … [Read more...]

How to Grow Potatoes in a Trash Can

When I was younger, I heard stories of my husband's great-grandpa growing potatoes in a metal trash can. I had never heard of this. I asked lots of … [Read more...]

Growing Asparagus

How to Plant, Grow, and Harvest Asparagus Ahh…Asparagus. I would have to say this is my favorite vegetable. This is one of the many perennial … [Read more...]

Growing Rhubarb

How to Plant, Grow, and Harvest Rhubarb My mom and dad had a patch of rhubarb on their small homestead. As a kid, I could never resist picking a … [Read more...]

Vermicomposting (Worm Composting) Basics

Want a fun project for your kids? Try worm composting! Vermicomposting is my favorite method of composting, because it is fun for my kids to do. … [Read more...]

Composting

Turn your kitchen scraps and yard waste in to dark, rich compost to use for your garden. The strongest, largest garden plants we have ever … [Read more...]

How to Light a Bee Smoker

How to Light a Bee Smoker Just like starting a fire in the fireplace or a campfire, when lighting a bee smoker, start with easily burning materials … [Read more...]