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10 Amazing Garlic Recipes

September 10, 2018 Tom Harkins 0

If you’re a homesteader, you probably have a few rows of garlic planted in your garden bed. Garlic is easy to grow and to harvest, and it is an extremely useful herb. Fresh garlic has […]

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Canned Apple Butter, Step by Step

August 6, 2018 Tom Harkins 1

It’s time to make some delicious apple butter! If you’re lucky, you’ll be picking a few bushels right on your homestead; however, even if you don’t have your own apple trees (yet!), fresh apples are […]

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Blueberry Jam Step by Step

June 5, 2018 Tom Harkins 0

Are you ready to make some blueberry jam? If you’re a homesteader, finding a way to preserve delicious easy-to-grow fruits like blueberries should be a top goal this year. Making jam is easy, inexpensive, and […]

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What Rural Living is Really Like

May 22, 2018 Tom Harkins 5

So, you’re tired of the hustle and bustle and high prices of city living, and considering a move to the country. Maybe you plan on planting a large garden, buying some livestock, and raising your […]

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Homemade Salsa, Step by Step

May 5, 2018 Tom Harkins 0

It’s time to make some delicious salsa! If you’re a homesteader, you pride yourself on a full pantry. Every homesteader wants to keep a wide variety of preserved foods on hand, and enjoy the bounty […]

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Crunchy Dill Pickles Step by Step

April 29, 2018 Tom Harkins 6

If you’re a homesteader and preserve foods, sooner or later you’re going to make pickles. When starting out with preserving foods, pickled cucumbers are often one of the first vegetables that people decide to can. […]