Whole Baked Chicken in Brown Paper Bag

brown paper bag chicken

Chicken, it can be cooked in about any way imaginable and is a favorite meat for many. Everyone has their favorite way of preparing it and their favorite cut of meat they prefer to eat. The possibilities for eating chicken are pretty much endless. Usually you will see chicken prepared by cuts such as breast … Read more

Dutch Oven Bread With Chia and Flaxseed

dutch oven bread with chia and flaxseed

Living on a homestead is a great way to get back to my roots. As I wander the aisles in my supermarket I’m always astounded at the price of bread. I can remember, as a kid, my parents said that bread was expensive when it was .25 per loaf. Today, a good loaf of bread … Read more

How To Make Red Clover Flower Flour

red clover with mortar and pestle

Red clover flower flour is easy to make, all you need to do is forage (or grow) some clover and pound it into tiny bits. You can mix red and white clover together to make this survival flour substitute, as well. To make red clover flour you must grind up the flowerheads – and leaves … Read more

Three Sisters Stew Recipe With Tomatoes

Three Sisters Stew

Three Sisters stew is filled with the protein, fiber, and vitamins that are necessary to keep the body strong for homesteading or survival homesteading chores. This ancient Iroquois recipe was created to make use of every last ounce of a bountiful harvest from their traditional garden guild growing methods. The Three Sister Garden provides all … Read more

How To Make Red Clover Lemonade

red clover lemonade

Red clover lemonade may have been one of the items Mary Poppins kept tucked away in that big bag of hers. The first time I sipped it the “spoonful of sugar helps the medicine go down,” lyrics danced around in my head while my tastebuds rejoiced. Making a “medicine” that cost merely pennies that even … Read more

Traditional Three Sisters Soup Recipe

three sisters soup

Three Sisters soup is a filling and nutrient rich delicious recipe that you can whip up in large amounts after the harvest – and then preserve so it can be enjoyed all winter long. The base ingredients for this homesteading favorite come from the ancient Iroquois Three Sisters Garden. The tribe may have created the … Read more

Macaroni and Cheese in Pressure Cooker Recipe

macaroni and cheese

Macaroni and Cheese is one of the original comfort foods. Combining melted cheese and pasta has been a popular staple for many years, and just about every culture has their own version of it. There a hundreds of variations and everyone seems to have their great aunts super mac & cheese recipe that adds its … Read more

Survival Crackers Recipe and History

survival cracker

Doomsday crackers, or survival crackers, as they are sometimes called, were created during the Cold War era after extensive research by the federal government. These shelf stable crackers are somewhat like hardtack crackers on steroids. Making and preserving your own crackers will provide a nutrient-rich and inexpensive food source that can be plucked from the … Read more

Condensed Milk Coffee – Quick and Easy

condensed milk coffee

The coffee recipe here is based on a style of coffee served in Southeast Asia. Thai coffee and Vietnamese coffee are similar, in that both are sweetened with condensed milk. Thai coffee has a generous amount of cardamom and cinnamon added to the coffee basket, along with almond extract. When I was a boy, I … Read more

Penne and Meatballs Recipe

Penne and Meatballs

This is a recipe for the pressure cooker that is so quick it’s unbelievable, but it will produce a hot, hearty, and delicious meal in about 15 minutes. This recipe is perfect for when you drag in late and hungry and don’t want to spend a bunch if time cooking. The thick penne and the … Read more

Kalua Pork Recipe

kalua pork on plate

This is the best recipe you will ever try. Kālua is a traditional Hawaiian style of cooking that involves an imu, which is a type of underground oven. This is the traditional “pig roast” that you see during luau feasts where the pig is placed in the ground and roasted. It has gained great popularity … Read more

Baked Chicken and Spaghetti Recipe

baked chicken and spaghetti

This simple yet delicious baked chicken and spaghetti recipe is filled with medicinal spices and nutrient-rich ingredients. I make it at least once a month for my family, the rich aroma always brings them running towards the house at dinner time. I can make this same dish by dehydrating all of the needed ingredients – … Read more

Pork Roast in Pressure Cooker Recipe

pork roast in pressure cooker

A good pork roast makes for a great meal, but if they are not cooked properly, they can be tough, dry, and not very desirable or exciting. To defeat the “overdone and dry” situation, most people will cook their pork roasts low and slow on a grill or smoker, or in a slow cooker. This … Read more