The decision to move to Mexico was easy because I thought I loved Mexican food. Turns out, I do, but what I thought was Mexican food is really TexMex. And actual Mexican can be even better. Today’s example? Authentic Mexican...
Canning Butter Here at The Homestead Guru, we’re all about creative canning ideas. You might remember our recipe/how-to for pressure canning bacon for survival situations. Anyone who followed that recipe is likely happy to have that skill in these current...
May the 4th Be With You On the heels of Star Wars day, it isn't too late to celebrate! Star War fans, its time to unite with Instant Pot, the ultimate cooking droid. May the 4th be with you! I got...
These are troubling times and people are hoarding many needed supplies and goods. It might not be easy to obtain certain things if supply chains go down in the coming weeks. In regard to this, people are raiding the...
I’ve lived in Mexico four years now but this is my first year taking part in Christmas. Something I’ve noticed is that things are done very differently here than in the United States. My favorite tradition so far is...
When considering the carnivore or even the keto diet a lot of people get stuck over lack of variety. Getting rid of the majority of veggies, fruits and all grains can be hard on people who don't think creatively with...
Ketogenic diets have been gaining in popularity in the last few years as many people are regaining their health and energy while loosing weight in a healthy manner. This diet has taught many people that you don’t just need...
Acorns are a staple of foraging. All oaks produce acorns, and all acorns are edible. But when it comes to learning how to eat acorns — especially processing them to remove the bitter tannins — there’s a bit of...
As a kid with Irish ancestry, I grew up eating store bought sauerkraut which was most often pasteurized vinegar with cabbage. It wasn’t until I was an adult and started fermentation adventures that I realized that it was originally...
As the economy gets worse people look for new (or old) ways to preserve the things they care about most. Something often not thought about as far as canning is concerned for the average person is canning bacon. Most...
Acorns used to be a major food source for Native American—and with good reason. They were everywhere, were easy to gather, and stored fairly well . . . as long as they were kept in a squirrel-proof container! How to...
Ghee is one of those things I’ve heard about for years but never bothered with myself, which is a big mistake. Turns out it’s all the good stuff of butter and none of the bad stuff making it better...