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Oven Dry Canning 101

May 9, 2019 Sarah Rodriguez 1

Oven dry canning isn’t actually canning. It is referred to as canning because it is the process of putting food up in mason jars for longevity. Oven canning dry foods is not a new technique, […]

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How to Dehydrate Eggs Step by Step

April 11, 2019 Tara Dodrill 0

Dehydrating is the most expensive way to preserve eggs, but only because the initial investment of a dehydrator will be anywhere from $65 to $175. We own three dehydrating machines now. We upgraded with each […]

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15 Barbecue Grill Safety Precautions

February 8, 2019 Rebekah White 0

Each year, thousands of unwitting homeowners are injured while using their barbecue grills. And that’s not all – gas and charcoal grills alike are causative factors in home fires and other property damage. While some […]

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How to Render Lard Step by Step

October 28, 2018 Tara Dodrill 1

Rendering animal fat into lard will not only save you money, but provide you with a sustainable source of cooking and baking material from the hogs you raise yourself. This may be the easiest and […]

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Canned Apple Butter, Step by Step

August 6, 2018 Tom Harkins 2

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 […]