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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 […]

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How to Safely Forage for Mushrooms

June 7, 2018 Allison Sayer 0

Disclaimer: neither the author nor www.newlifeonahomestead.com are responsible for the side effects resulted from applying the advice given in this article. The advice in this article is for information purposes only. Mushroom foraging is one of […]

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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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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 […]