Homesteading

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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3 Cheese Ravioli

Ravioli and stuffed pastas have been one of my favourite foods since I was a kid. There’s just something so ...
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Fresh Pasta

Making pasta dough from scratch is really fun. It’s a great way to spend a quiet afternoon, and the dough ...
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How to Season and Care for a Cast Iron Skillet

A well seasoned and cared for cast iron skillet will last you forever. Sometimes skillets are past down through generations ...
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Storing Carrots the Easy Way!

Storing vegetables from your garden can be difficult if you don’t have access to a root cellar or cold storage ...
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Pickled Beets

Pickling beets is the favourite way of preserving them in our house. Sometimes I cook them into dishes like ratatouille ...
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