July 29, 2021

Category: Homesteading

Green Tomato Salsa Verde
Homesteading

Green Tomato Salsa Verde

You may notice my salsa is not green. The tomatoes ripened in the bag before I got around to making it. Still good. I found the recipe on Grow Forage Cook Ferment. Ingredients 7 cups chopped, cored, and peeled green tomatoes about 12 medium 5-10 jalapeno, habenero, or scotch bonnet peppers seeded and finely chopped […]

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Pizza Dough
Homesteading

Pizza Dough

I am pretty happy with this pizza crust recipe. It is from King Arthur. Ingredients 2 teaspoons active dry yeast or instant yeast 7/8 to 1 1/8 cups (198g to 255g) lukewarm water depending upon humidity 2 tablespoons (25g) olive oil 3 cups (361g) unbleached all-purpose flour 1 1/4 teaspoons (8g) salt Equipment Large bowl […]

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Yogurt Makers
Cheese Making

Yogurt Makers

There are a variety of ways to incubate yogurt and a variety of yogurt makers on the market. I still use my old Salton yogurt makers and they work just great after all these years. The problem is that the lids are plastic and have aged over the years to the point of being brittle. […]

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Yogurt: One Quart (NWFerments Greek Yogurt Starter Culture)
Cheese Making

Yogurt: One Quart (NWFerments Greek Yogurt Starter Culture)

I decided to give the Greek Yogurt Starter Culture from NWFerments a try. The recipe is similar to my other yogurt recipes but they recommend lower temperatures than I have been using. Their instructions are here. Ingredients 1 quart fresh milk 1/4 cup plain yogurt as a starter (or Greek Yogurt Starter Culture) Equipment Double […]

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Sauerkraut
Homesteading

Sauerkraut

The following recipe makes about a quart of sauerkraut originally appeared on Fresh Preserving. Ingredients 1 cup (240 ml) non-chlorinated water 1 tablespoon plus 1 teaspoon pickling salt 2 pounds cabbage (about 1-2 medium cabbage) Equipment One quart sized fermentation kit (Ball Fermentation Kit or equivalent) Large bowl Directions To make brine, dissolve 1 teaspoon […]

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Cereal Grains in My Pantry
Homesteading

Cereal Grains in My Pantry

Rye Rye Grain, Organic (Secale cereale) Rye Berries are higher in protein, phosphorus, iron, and potassium than wheat. High in lysine, low in gluten, high in fiber. Add cooked berries to soups, salads, breads or breakfast cereals. Directions Add 1 cup rye to 3 cups boiling water, cover and simmer for 25 to 30 minutes. Wheat […]

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