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How To Make Your Own Chili Powder

Drying and grinding your own chili powder is one of the easiest ways to preserve hot peppers. If you’re a ...
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Drying Tomatoes: In the Oven or the Dehydrator.

If you have an abundance of tomatoes and you aren’t big on canning, then drying them is a great way ...
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Roasted Garlic Oil (& Storing roasted garlic!)

Roasted garlic oil is a simple and delicious way to add an extra boost of flavour to any meal. By ...
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Lamb’s Quarters Pesto

Summer to us means pesto season! There are so many yummy ways to make pesto and this summer, lamb’s quarters ...
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Our 1st 18 Months on the Homestead

We’re 18 months into our homesteading adventure. I can’t believe it’s been that long, and at the same time, it’s ...
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10 Easy Ways to Start Living More Waste Free

Living waste free is something that we’ve been working towards in our house for a few years. We aren’t by ...
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The Basics of Pressure Canning

Canning is one of my favourite methods for preserving foods. But not everything is suitable to be canned using the ...
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Duck Prosciutto

If you’ve ever wanted to try your hand at making your own charcuterie, it’s good to start small. If you ...
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Harvesting & Storing Leeks

Leeks are one of my favourite vegetables, and growing my own is such a pleasure. They’re one of those veggies ...
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Growing Garlic

Growing garlic is possibly one of the coolest things to do in your vegetable garden. Especially if you’re a garlic ...
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