Category Archive: Food

Jan 22

7 Essential Herbs and Spices for Every Kitchen

Depending solely on salt and pepper for food flavoring is boring. There is a wide range of herbs and spices available to consumers, enough to make every meal unique. A little extra tang is not all you are missing out on. Many aromatic additives are beneficial to our health. Think about that the next time …

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Sep 25

How to Make Apple Cider Vinegar

Apple cider vinegar is known to be a natural remedy for many ailments, a cleaning agent, and a tangy ingredient in many dishes, which is why it’s worth trying to make at home at least once! If you haven’t made your own apple vinegar before, try this simple technique. What You’ll Need 3 medium sized …

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Sep 25

Cider Making: Five Incredible American Cider Apples

Cider was America’s first beverage. Not the apple juice we call cider, but real cider… hard cider. In colonial times water was not clean enough to drink. The fermentation process that juice must go through before it becomes hard cider kills most pathogenic bacteria. As a result, in those times there was nothing safer to …

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Aug 06

7 Recipes for Campfire Cooking

What would you do if you were ever in a survival situation? Would you know what to do? Would you know how to keep you and your family nourished? Most of us have roasted s’mores, maybe even cooked a hot dog or two, on a campfire. While this is a fun pastime for many when …

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Aug 06

How to Build a Campfire for Cooking

A fire is needed in almost any backpacking, hiking, or camping survival situation. It may seem like a simple task building a campfire, but most people struggle building one. Furthermore, it can be more difficult to build a campfire if you run out of matches. Whether it is a campfire for cooking or for providing …

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Aug 06

How to Make Crawfish Traps From Plastic Bottles

You can call them crayfish, crawdads, or mudbugs; crawfish happen to taste great. This is reason enough to get out and catch some craws. You can just use your set of hands, a piece of raw fish head, and an inexpensive trap. Many styles and sizes of traps are employed in trapping crawfish. Making crawfish …

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Aug 06

Five Reasons Why You Should Grow Heirloom Seeds

Heirloom seed is regarded as a cultivar that is a kind of seed that was nurtured and transmitted from one generation to another generation. These seeds have been such popular, they have dominated the plant industry in the recent time. Heirloom seeds were preferred because they would always produce offspring, which has identical characters; this …

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Aug 06

Natural Goat Care

Therefore, natural care for goats requires that proper structures should be built to house these goats as well as finding the best conducive environment in other to yield the best results. Environment Goats need some kind of shelter whether it is a small barn or shed. Although they do well in cold environments they can …

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Jul 11

Apartment Homesteading: Top 4 Ways to Homestead in the City!

You live in the city, and you LIKE your urban lifestyle. Yet you like the idea of being self-sufficient, eating organic produce, making homemade food, paying less for groceries, being more independent… The basic tenets of homesteading and self-sufficiency definitely appeal to you. I have good news for you! Even if you have NO balcony, …

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Mar 11

Hunting Edible Weeds

Some people call them wild plants. Some call them weeds. And some people call them names I can’t repeat. However, many weeds are actually quite edible and very nutritious. Best of all, they’re free. Not all of us can have vegetable gardens. I do have a small garden, but as my interest in foraging for …

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