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Everyone knows the wild amaranth and the beautiful red amaranth, a true gem of the garden, but it’s our first year growing giant golden amaranth from heirloom seeds. It grew really well in our colder, mountain climate. You can use … Continue reading
This scented and gentle salve is soothing for the skin. You will need only three ingredients to make it: Infused oil I used cold pressed sunflower oil as a base, because it’s local. You can use any local, cold-pressed oil, … Continue reading
2020 was such a strange year. Instead of a newsletter, we decided to share with you some of the most beautiful moments of 2020 on our little homestead. Enjoy!
There are lots of pumpkins during the fall, here are some new ideas to try with sweet pumkins. I used the Red Kuri variety, but others work as well. First, instead of a traditional Halloween lantern with the scary face … Continue reading
Experimenting with new recipes can be fun. What to do with all the green tomatoes? You can use them just like I did the Mexican husk tomatoes in this recipe. The flavor is not quite the same tough. Recipe: 3 … Continue reading
We love this versatile, beautiful and delicious plant. We have experimented with some easy, light recipes, this is one of our favorites so far. Enjoy! You’ll need: 1 cup of broad beans 1 cup of broad bean top leaves and … Continue reading
Recipe 6 squash flowers 1 cup of soft cheese 1 tablespoon of sour cream (optional, if the cheese is very creamy)
There aren’t many things that are as tasty as fresh homemade butter with freshly baked bread. We make butter regularly using cream that has been skimmed off full milk. Making butter is easy, even in the old fashioned way, but … Continue reading
One of the easiest fermented foods is fermented cabbage, or sauerkraut. It can ferment in its own juice, or in salty water. This video shows you two methods to try in order to get delicious and healthy food, high in … Continue reading