Monthly Archives: February 2013

Q and A: homesteading skills and heating canned bacon

Homesteading skills I was wondering if you and Will could pass on which "trade" skill you would think is the one most important to have...

Q and A: canning sauerkraut with meat and dehydrating milk

Canning sauerkraut with meat My mother has passed down a recipe with sauerkraut, bacon, onion, brown sugar, and kielbasa. You take this mixture, wrap it...

Q and A: canning ground meat and planting apple seeds

Canning ground meat I pressure dry-canned 4 quarts of ground meat. I cooked the meat, drained what little fat there was, placed in hot sterilized...

Our homestead meat sales are taking off (and producing a few...

To offset some of our homestead feed expenses, we began raising extra steers and pigs each year, selling quarters and halves of meat (nicely...

Q and A: vacuum sealing brown rice, dehydrating squash, and bergamot...

Vacuum sealing brown rice When using a vacuum sealer with jar attachment, must brown rice be preheated? When using a vacuum sealer with jar attachment,...