The (mis)Adventures of a Homesteadin' Mama

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Take A Peek At Our Week Feb 25 – March 3

take a peek at our week

Enjoy this peek at our week! It’s been a spring like week for the most part, which means our sugaring taps have been flowing with sap. We did have a nice dumping of snow, again, which thankfully melted within 24 hours. I am seriously getting…

Fermenting Pickles, A Yummy Science Project

When it comes to homeschooling topics, we as parent pick topics that fulfill portions of our curriculum, like science or math. Homeschooling projects should also be about fun. And around here, homeschooling projects are sometimes useful and yummy too! We (meaning my hubby and I)…

How To Ferment Garlic And Why You Should!

Garlic adds flavor to so many things. And there are wonderful health benefits from eating it. So why should you ferment garlic? One word, probiotics! The fermenting of the garlic mellows the cloves and removes some of the “heat.” You could take it “medicinally” by…

Spicy Red Pepper Carrot Sticks Will Change Your Life!

Okay, I know, you read the title and went, “how can carrot sticks change my life?!?!” I will admit, they will not make you rich, nor regrow hair, but they can improve your health!! Sadly, in the last 100 years, fermented foods have all but…

Old Fashioned Brine Fermented Pickles

This week on Fermentation Friday, we are going to knock out some old fashioned brine fermented pickles, just like grandma used to make!! Not only is this an easy project, but it is a quick ferment, so you can taste your results in just about…

Salt + Cabbage = Kraut, Why Salt is Important

Last week on Fermentation Friday we talked about What is Fermented Food and why you would want to eat it. This week we are going to learn a little more about how it all happens and make our very first “recipe” or as the oldest country kid…

What Is Food Fermentation?

At some point, I think all homesteaders come across the topic of fermentation. And while it can be used for food preservation, it tends to scare the crude out of some folks. No one wants to waste food or make their family ill! But what…

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