For 2023 we are participating in the pantry challenge, which means we won't buy groceries this month. Here are our thoughts.

2023 Pantry Challenge: His and Her Viewpoints

Together we have decided to participate in a pantry challenge. This means we will be eating from our food storage, without buying groceries. Here is what we are thinking at he beginning of it all.

Fermenting is a wonderful way to preserve the harvest on the homestead. Here are six reasons to choose fermentation.

6 Reasons to Choose Fermenting for Food Preservation

Over the last couple summers I have become enamoured of the bacterial magic of fermenting. The reasons are all below (my emotional favourite is the second one listed here). Read on to learn why to choose my new favourite form of preserving.

A Homestead Kitchen Wish List. Here are the things I would love to add to my country kitchen next.

Homestead Kitchen Wish List: Part 2

Once upon a time I wrote my Homestead Kitchen Wish List. While reviewing my post I realized that I have acquired four of the items I was after. I’d like to offer you my new and updated kitchen wish list.

Why Choose Canning? Read on to discover the reasons this for of preserving is a homestead favourite.

5 Reasons to Choose Canning for Food Preservation

I’ve greatly increased my repertoire of preserving methods over the past few years. However, I’m still deeply committed to all the reasons to choose canning. Sweating over my rusty water bath canner was the first time I found the joy of putting food by,

Canning Tips for Beginners: What to Know to Get Started

m going to share some of the essential canning tips I had to learn before preserving confidently on my own. These are the things I either gleaned from those more experienced (and verified), learned through trial and error, or frantically looked up as I went. Canning at home doesn’t need to be scary. A little knowledge can go a long way!