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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 2

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. […]

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Dilled Carrots Step by Step

January 29, 2018 Tom Harkins 1

If you’re a homesteader looking to fill up your pantry with preserved foods, dilled carrots are one of your best bets! These pickles taste delicious. Carrots are also plentiful all year round at the grocery […]