Kitchen Tips and Tricks

10 Ways to Tell Your Food is Spoiled

As a homesteader, much of what you do throughout the year involves preserving, preparing, and conserving food. Therefore, it is important to know the warning signs of spoiled food–it’s not always what you think. Expiration dates don’t always indicate spoilage. Sometimes, sell-by-dates are mistaken for expiration dates. Expiration dates contribute to food waste and don’t …

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Get Rid Of Mice

How To Get Rid Of Mice Infestation Naturally

On the homestead, you will often have chickens, food storage, or a garden. That’s what most of us do, anyway, right? It makes the homestead, “The Homestead”. Unfortunately, chicken feed laying around, compost bins with leftover chicken scraps, garden produce growing, and food storage containers can also attract another common aspect on the homestead. Mice. A mice …

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Adding these foods to your daily meals can help keep your immune system functioning at its best all year long. The Homesteading Hippy

Let Your Food Be Medicine With These 6 Foods

When you get sick with a bacterial infection, you will usually need antibiotics. Before antibiotics were discovered, many infections were healed by herbs or allowing food be medicine. Once antibiotics hit the medical scene, they became the wonder of medicine. In the 1950’s, when penicillin first made it’s appearance, doctors thought they could “close the …

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