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Spring foraged violet syrup recipe
Harvest season has arrived.
One afternoon, watering my many lavender plants, it occurred to me that I was more than fully capable of recreating it at a fraction of the
Hear ye, hear ye! We have exciting news to share! Our line of Fancy Feathers accessories will now be carried in a local boutique store.
On Sundays from 10:00am to 1:30pm, our neighboring town of Berwick hosts an indoor winter farmer's market. Find them online on their web
Two-for-one deals are my favorite, especially when it means one less thing I have to buy from a store.
Using the rendered lard that we had from butchering our pork hogs this year, I decided to make my own candles.
Due to this, our calendars are always packed. Jammed. Maxed out. Usually it is all happening so fast, I hardly have a moment to right it
The importance of a good knife cannot be overstated... Equally as important, is the sheath you store it in.
Why do we bother? All this extra work and time spent making, baking, prepping, tending, feeding and watering. It seems like a lot - and some
Coffee is pretty crucial at the Homestead. With a baby and slew of chores it's pretty much our lifeline.
We harvested our first duck for Christmas dinner.
I am proud to say that we have accomplished much of what we set out to do on the Homestead this year. We are raising our feathered and furr
Using whatever variety of dried herbs you like, place in a mortar with pestle and add course salt and peppercorns.
In preparation for the big day, I can be a little intense... The Homestead Husband knows to stay faaar out of this Big Momma's way, when
It's the turkey day staple - cranberry sauce. Although the jelly-like tin can variety has the spotlight usually, I tried my hand at maki
The leaves have begun to change. I always struggle with seaonal transitions.
We have more cucumbers than we know what to do with. Went a little overboard this planting season... oops. I have been drinking cucumber w
Break out the mason jars, folks - we're canning! This recipe is SUPER simple.... but really delicious.
Mint Simple Syrup Ingredients:
It all started with a beer.
Actually, a lot of beer.