Easiest Way To Cut Raw Chicken

Easiest Way To Cut Raw Chicken

Dear Neighbor, Did you know most cutting accidents, in the kitchen, are from using blunt, dull knives? Cutting poultry is a real challenge, but often cutting in pieces is necessary. Freezing whole birds takes up a lot of room and long ago, when we were putting up a...
Golden Paste Recipe

Golden Paste Recipe

  Dear Neighbor, I have been talking to so many about Golden Paste that I must add the recipe. The links to organic turmeric and the edible cinnamon are in the recipe. Note: not all cinnamon is of good quality nor recommended for ingestion. Why Golden Paste? Turmeric...
Food Preservation

Food Preservation

Dear Neighbor, Now that you have decided to grow some of your food, have you decided how to preserve and store  it? There are three ways to “put up” food: drying, freezing or canning. Freezing is fast, easy and can keep much of your harvest tasting “fresh...
Boil Fresh Eggs

Boil Fresh Eggs

Dear Neighbor, After an embarrassing amount of years raising chickens and having fresh eggs, I have finally found a way to boil fresh eggs  and they peel…perfectly. I’ve tried the poking the hole in the egg, the boil and dip in cold water and even the...
DIY Baking Paper

DIY Baking Paper

  Dear Neighbor I ran out of baking paper. I always use paper because if you line your pans, your cookies will never get  brown bottoms, food doesn’t stick and clean up is quick.   Happy Homesteading!...
Egg Storage

Egg Storage

      Dear Neighbor, While most of the neighborhood has an egg deficit, it seems my chicks are first cranking up; short days, cold weather, and all. The girls are not so much late bloomers as they were born late in the season, thus the flurry of pre-winter eggs. Egg...