Scottish Oxtail Soup

oxtail soup

This classic oxtail soup recipe, beloved by the Scottish, is easy to make and even easier to enjoy. This is one of those dishes you start in the morning so it will be fall apart tender, ready for the evening meal. If you’re short on time or space, this soup can even be made in … Read more

How To Make Rice Milk

rice milk

For those who want to avoid dairy for reasons varying from allergies to ethical concerns, making your own rice milk provides an inexpensive and readily available alternative. It is also good to know how to do this in order to prep for survival when you won’t have access to fresh dairy milk. In relation to … Read more

How to Make Powdered Eggs Step by Step

A Bowl of Powdered Eggs

If you’re a homesteader, preserving the foods you grow and harvest is very important. Preserved foods enable you to ensure you have enough supplies on hand during the winter, when your homestead will likely be less productive. While food preservation techniques like root cellars, canning and smoking are popular options to store the food you … Read more

Dutch Oven Artisan Bread

freshly-baked artisan bread

If you’re in a hurry and don’t have a lot of time for kneading bread, you may prefer this Artisan bread recipe. I like it because it has only 4 ingredients and I don’t have to take the time to knead the dough. We use it often when we need some bread and perhaps don’t … Read more

Traditional Scottish Shortbread Step by Step

scottish shortbread

In our household Christmas was associated with Scottish relatives bringing across beautifully packaged traditional shortbread, when they came to stay with the cousins in South Africa. My mom would get busy in the kitchen preparing the shortbread, according to the way her great aunt from Edinburgh had taught her. What makes Scottish shortbread different to … Read more

How To Make Almond Milk – Easy Recipe

almond milk featured

With a move to vegan eating and the upsurge in people coping with dairy allergies, it makes sense to know how to make alternate types of milk that are non-dairy based. The great part is that almond milk suits preppers as you can keep raw almonds stored for up to two years in a store … Read more

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