Category Archives: Preserved Food

Making Homemade Bacon

“The only thing better than bacon…. is MORE bacon”  This classic quote from my Grandfather could actually be made better: “The only thing better than more bacon…. is HOMEMADE bacon!” “I’ve never tasted bacon like this” said my husband this … Continue reading

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Preserving the Season

This homesteader is finally getting some homesteading done! My cucumbers are popping and i’ve got one batch of sour pickles done and in the fridge (and on toasted cheese sandwiches for lunch almost every day) and a second batch fermenting … Continue reading

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Storing Onions using Pantyhose!

This post is one of my faves from the last days of An Austin Homestead. I miss those lovely ochre walls, sigh. Storing onions in pantyhose is a great way to affordably pack up your onions to prevent them from … Continue reading

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Plum Jammin’

What else would i rather be doing on a Monday afternoon than jamming plums for 3 plus hours? Lots of things, actually but i know i’ll be thanking my exhausted self while i dine on Summer fresh jam this Winter. … Continue reading

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