A ten pound pork belly from the butcher can be ten pounds of bacon in just a few steps!
No matter where you live or what your circumstance is, you have a need to be prepared for emergencies. Never assume it can’t happen to you, or that it won’t happen here. Citizens in the Southern United States are learning the hard way: it is wise to expect the unexpected and be prepared! Here are […]
Making your own hand creams and foot creams is surprisingly easy. You can start with just a few basic ingredients: the easiest recipes require only 3-4 ingredients and take very little time to make. Start with small batches of cream and increase the amounts once you feel confident with each recipe. As you get used […]
Making homemade cheese isn’t hard at all. Once you get the hang of it, you can add all different spices and seasonings to create your own masterpiece! Here are the basics: Start by gently heating 1 gallon of milk to 55 degrees. My thermometer won’t sit on the side of my pot, […]
Dandelion (Taraxacum officinale) is a valuable plant in cooking and in home herbal remedies. All parts of dandelion are usable: flowers, leaves and roots. Dandelion is a blood cleanser and good for the liver, and a great addition to homemade spring detox tea blends.