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How To Render Leaf Lard _ Follow step-by-step, photo illustrated instructions. Making your own lard at home, is much easier than you might imagine, & we’ll show you just how to do it. Leaf Lard is considered to be the finest lard for baking, especially when making pie crusts from scratch. It just takes a little time to render down, but well worth the time involved! : Taste of Southern #Southern
44 Ways of Preserving Vegetables & Fruits _ We have canning, freezing & dehydrating, with a range from vegetables to fruits & even dehydrated fruit snacks! If you’re just learning to can & preserve, don’t worry! We even have step by step instructions that are very informative! They will have you on you’re way in no time! So, grab yourself a cup of coffee or a big old glass of iced tea & visit with us a while!
Water Bath & Pressure Canning Recipes - Sustainable Living & Preserving the Future! _ Check out the growing list of both water bath & pressure canning recipes that make up the bulk of my canning pantry. As a Master Food Preserver I strive to give you safe recipes from many trusted sources. 100's of ingredients & recipes contain pictures of the final food in jars. Click on any of the links & it will take you into the homemade world of canning so you can get started on your sustainable pantry!
String Em Up – Storing Onions _ Now that Autumn’s here, our woolshed is bedecked in produce and garlands… brown onions, red onions, preserves, pickles and all the rest. And it turns out (fortunately) that stringing onions into a garland is actually quite easy. « Milkwood: homesteading skills for city & country
The Art Of Home-Made Bacon _ As promised, here is Rose’s nitrate-free, home made way of making bacon from scratch. I say ‘way’ rather than ‘recipe’ because it’s still in development in terms of quantities. But if you too are a tinkerer rather than a straight-up recipe follower, then come on down and join us in the glorious land of home made, DIY, no nasties, bacony goodness. « Milkwood: homesteading skills for city & country
Preserve Leftover Herbs _ Oftentimes, a recipe calls for just one or two teaspoons of fresh herbs, such as thyme, rosemary, or perhaps even epazote (an herb native to Central and South America that makes a pot of black beans a zesty pot of black beans). But once you mince up a few sprigs for your recipe, you’re left with a significant amount of fresh herbs that need to be used… soon.
My Year Living On Food Storage _ So I have a years supply of food. The question is, can I live off it? That's what I'm going to find out in 2010 by going an entire year eating only from our one year supply of food storage. No small feat for a family of 8. Follow along on my journey ~ should get interesting.
Great tutorial on dehyrating eggs for later use from Poverty Prepping: Dehydrating Eggs _ Dehydrated eggs have the disadvantage that you have to use them as scrambled eggs. That means no fried eggs in the winter, but lots of really good & creative omelettes! They can also be used in baking. I use one tablespoon whole dried egg to 1 tablespoon water, to make one reconstituted egg.
Making Mixes 101 (and a brownie mix recipe!) _ Having everyday and convenience food mixes on hand are a great way to save time (no running to the store for something to serve last minute guests) and money (brownies for $.50 instead of $1.50 or more) in the kitchen. Not to mention, making your own mixes allows you to control the quality and the ingredients making them adaptable to special diets or allergies. So where do you start if you want to stock your pantry with quick and easy mixes?