October 16, 2021
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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Saint Valentine’s Day
Life

Saint Valentine’s Day

I made some truffles for my wife following this recipe. She made some Kringle for me. We got the older kids boxes of chocolate. The younger kids/grandkids got books and small boxes of chocolate. We had our traditional dinner of homemade pizza and followed up with some Danish Desert (A very Americanized version of Rødgrød). […]

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Wheat from Azure Standard
Homesteading

Wheat from Azure Standard

I like silver. It is shiny and not likely to lose value. On the other hand, one cannot eat silver.   I received my first shipment form Azure Standard the other day and finished packaging it all up for long term storage last night. I got 125 pounds of organic wheat berries for less than […]

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Labneh
Cheese Making

Labneh

The following recipe is for making Labneh and is inspired by Labneh, Recipe and Illustrations by David Fankhauser and How To Make Arabic Labneh! طريقة عمل كرات اللبنة – by Easylife by LebanonEasyLife. Labneh is a Lebanese soft cheese made from yogurt. See my posts Yogurt: Four Quarts and Yogurt: Two Quarts for instructions on how to make […]

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Yogurt: Four Quarts
Cheese Making

Yogurt: Four Quarts

The following recipe makes four quarts of yogurt and originally appeared on Yogurt Making, Illustrated by David Fankhauser. The two quart version of the recipe can be found here. Ingredients 1 gallon fresh milk 1 cup plain yogurt (for starter) Equipment Double boiler or heavy pot with lid, 8 quart capacity Four quart jars with […]

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