Steps for Canning Bone Broth and Stock
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Steps for Canning Bone Broth and Stock

Steps for canning bone broth are easy, however, there are steps which must be taken to ensure that canning any form of broth or stock is done properly. For example, pressure canning bone broth or stock is only way to preserve homemade broth for long-term storage. Prior to homesteading and sustainable living I spent an…

Homemade Pumpkin Bars using Home Canned Pumpkin
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Homemade Pumpkin Bars using Home Canned Pumpkin

A traditional and easy homemade pumpkin bars recipe made using home canned pumpkins and applesauce. Enjoy pumpkin squares as a treat or delicious dessert item. There must be hundreds of recipes for making homemade pumpkin bars. However, the best recipes are passed between family and friends. These recipes have been passed on so often that…

Apple Pie Popsicles using Fresh or Home Canned Apples
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Apple Pie Popsicles using Fresh or Home Canned Apples

A delicious homemade apple pie popsicles is the perfect fall treat. This apple popsicle recipe consists of a handful of all-natural ingredients, making them a healthy snack item for children and adults of all ages. My fondest memory as a child revolves around popsicles. Well, not really popsicles, but ice-pop. Ice-pop made of Kool-Aid frozen…

Roasted Peaches and Cream Popsicle Recipe
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Roasted Peaches and Cream Popsicle Recipe

Roasted peaches and cream popsicles are a refreshing treat during the warm summer months. Make sure to enjoy this quick and easy peach popsicle recipe throughout peach season. Popsicles have come a long way since my youth. Or maybe I now seek a more sophisticated taste in food items as simple as popsicles. How is…

Delicious Homemade Lemon Extract Recipe
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Delicious Homemade Lemon Extract Recipe

Homemade lemon extract is a true lemon flavored ingredient, making it perfect for baking. This DIY lemon extract is made with two basic ingredients, and takes only minutes to make. Baked goods such as, lemon shortbread cookies or lemon brownie bars, will contain the perfect lemon flavor because of this homemade item. Lemon Extra |…

Removing Wax from Fruit using These 3 Tips
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Removing Wax from Fruit using These 3 Tips

Removing the wax from fruit and vegetables is important prior to consuming it. These DIY fruit wash tips will help to ensure the fruit is clean and back to its natural, delicious form. Many fruits and vegetables purchased from the market are coated with wax, this includes organic produce. What is the purpose for applying…

Smoked Duck Breast in an Apple Juice Brine
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Smoked Duck Breast in an Apple Juice Brine

Enjoy smoked duck breast with this easy, and delicious recipe. A simple duck brine for smoking using apple juice, basil, a few simple herbs and spices. I grew up eating duck. Not duck we raised or butchered ourselves, but nonetheless, delicious roasted duck from the Asian markets. The ability to raise your own food ensures…

Roasted Duck Breast with Ginger Lime Dressing
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Roasted Duck Breast with Ginger Lime Dressing

Cooking duck is quite easy to prepare, not to mention, delicious. Especially when it comes to this particular roasted duck breast and ginger lime dressing recipe. Serve the roasted duck breasts over a bed of young garden greens for a light and refreshing salad. We have the blessing of raising our own meat. And whatever…

Traditional Irish Soda Bread | No Yeast Bread
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Traditional Irish Soda Bread | No Yeast Bread

Traditional Irish soda bread with a delicious buttermilk twist. Yes, please! This no yeast bread is perfect for St. Patty’s day, and well, every day for that matter. Unlike other yeastless breads, this recipe is not dense or dry, and takes only minutes to make. Homemade bread. Does it get any better than this? Warm…