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...
This article was co-authored by Catherine Bleish and Elizabeth Klebart. Are tomatoes coming out of your ears, yet?   Personally, I (Elizabeth) like to slice them like apples and sprinkle with sea salt and pepper.  But if you’re feeling more adventurous,...
I spent a few weeks on the carnivore diet experiment before I stumbled on this steak and broth recipe that I call Steak Soup. At first I was saving the leftover steak and bones from meals and adding water...
About a month ago, my son and I spent 10 days pet-sitting on a homestead in CT.  We had an amazing time and gained so much homesteading experience, as well as how to care for livestock.  Our usual gigs...
My focus in life is making things as simple as possible so that I can focus on the things that matter, being present for my child, creating, and going on fun adventures!  If there is a way to simplify...
Our minds might be focused on ice cream cones, drive-in movies, and lazy beach days, but the reality is, flu season is approaching.  Flu season begins around October and ends as late as May, sometimes! That’s only 2 months...
Summertime.  It was my favorite part of my childhood.  I can still remember the mellow New England summers, the looming pines, and the slow days in the garden with my mom.  I used to love sitting on the lawn,...