Category Archive: Homesteading

What Vegetables to Plant in September

What Vegetables to Plant in September | Sorted By Location I am pleased to bring you yet another “what to plant” article. You may have seen the other articles like this one earlier on in the year. They always do well because people don’t know you can grow this late in the year. I found …

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The Best Home Canned Meatballs Recipe

The Best Home Canned Meatballs Recipe I want to share this meatball recipe ever.. My wife made a batch of these yesterday and I have to be honest… They were the best I have ever tasted. Meat prices are just ridiculous and I don’t see the prices going down anytime soon. So if you can …

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The 4 Golden Rules Of Cast-Iron Cooking

The 4 Golden Rules Of Cast-Iron Cooking The 4 Golden Rules Of Cast Iron Cooking – With these 4 simple tips you’ll be able to make your cast iron pans last a life time. Taking good care of your pans couldn’t be any easier and you’ll already have everything you need. A lot of people …

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How To Make A Still With A Pressure Cooker

How To Make A Still With A Pressure Cooker Knowing how to make a still could be really beneficial in an emergency situation. A still can do two things… Make alcohol and make dirty, unclean water and even salt water into water you can drink. There are numerous designs on how to make a still …

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14 Off-Grid Ways To Use (And Reuse) Aluminum Foil

14 Off-Grid Ways To Use (And Reuse) Aluminum Foil If you find yourself in an emergency situation chances are what you have stockpiled and around the house is all you will have for a while until the situation sorts it’s self out. This article is why I always say it is important to have aluminum …

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Eating Well with Foraged Food

Eating Well with Foraged Food When we think of survival food, there are some standard meals that often come to mind: MREs, wild berries and roots, and wild-caught fish. It’s not the kind of spread that would impress your mother-in-law, that’s for sure. Well, I’m writing this to tell you that it doesn’t have to …

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How To Make Whiskey

How To Make Whiskey (Step by Step) Who doesn’t like a shot of whiskey on a cold night? I love it. My granddad has been taking a shot of whiskey every night before bed for over 50 years and he swears it keep him healthy. I did a post on how to make watermelon moonshine …

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82 Awesome Depression Era Recipes

82 Awesome Depression Era Recipes During the Great Depression, unemployment was high, jobs were hard to come by and lots of folks had trouble putting food on the table because their meager budgets were stretched to the limit. Sounds familiar doesn’t it? With the U.S still recovering from one of the worse depressions since World Wa …

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How to Make Watermelon Moonshine

How to Make Watermelon Moonshine (Step By Step With Pictures) I have never made moonshine before but after seeing this watermelon recipe I think I will give it a go. I love watermelon, it is so refreshing and tasty. In the old days of america people used to make moonshine because alcohol was taxed a …

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How To Make A Solar ICE Maker

How To Make A Solar ICE Maker In the unlikely event of a power outage wouldn’t it be great to relax and stay cool, knowing you have other options? I found a great website that shows us a simple solar-powered ice maker setup that will let you keep food and drinks chilled with ice, even …

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How To Build An Earthbag Root Cellar For Cheap

How To Build An Earthbag Root Cellar For Cheap Root cellars are just fantastic. They were essentially the first refrigerators built. They can keep your fruit and vegetables good all year round by keeping your food 40 degrees lower than the summer temperature outside and in winter the root cellar will keep the food just …

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How To Make Caffeine Drinks From Regular Plants Grown At Home

How To Make Caffeine Drinks From Regular Plants Grown At Home If you have been following me for a while you may know that I like my coffee. When I don’t have my morning cup I get withdrawal headaches and feel lethargic. I know that being addicted to any drug is just a bad thing, …

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How To Choose The Right Rainwater Tank

How To Choose The Right Rainwater Tank I am sad to say that the subject of collecting your own rainwater is getting more and more controversial because states are starting to make this illegal. I have no idea why they are but I can guess it is down to money. As everything is these days. …

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30 Uses For Old Socks

30 Uses For Old Socks You read it right, 30 uses for old socks! Well, how do I begin. Socks are one of the most thrown away clothing items a human owns. They get ripped, torn, moth bitten, you name it, it happens to socks! What you normally would do is throw them away right? …

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66 Fruits and Vegatables You Can Grow At Home In Containers Without A Garden

66 Fruits and Vegatables You Can Grow At Home In Containers Without A Garden We are not all blessed to have a garden we can use to grow our veggies in. Some of us rent houses where the landlord doesn’t allow any modification to the garden or you live in an apartment and there is …

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