So your garden produced a bounty of delicious carrots. Now you are presented with a problem. How to store the fresh carrots that you are growing in your garden and enjoy them for months to come. From learning how to make butter, to preserving food grown in the garden, homesteading is a journey of learning. […]
Preserving food includes canning, dehydrating, and freezing food that we grow ourselves. We preserve food from the garden, but also meat that we have raised ourselves.
Mennonite Farmer Sausage has been in my family for centuries and it’s something that we eat nearly every week. It all starts with butchering our own pigs for meat. We have been butchering pigs for ourselves for many years now. My husband and I both were involved in butchering with our families before we got
Homemade egg noodles for homemade chicken noodle soup is the answer to an immune-boosting healthy meal! As fall rolled around here in northern Canada, so did some sore throats. I had been craving homemade noodle soup for a while already, and while I had all the ingredients for it, I had no more dried homemade
Lard is making more of a comeback in stores, and butcher shops. Are you wondering how to use lard? I still remember butchering pigs as a little girl. A bunch of my aunts and uncles would get together, and we would butcher a couple pigs in one day. Rendering the lard was done in a