Farmstead Kitchen

Canning Tomato Juice, Math, and Family Traditions

Canning Tomato Juice, Math, and Family Traditions

My mother has canned tomato juice at least every other year in late summer as far back as I can remember. It seems like most people can quartered tomatoes, tomato sauce, or salsas. For us, it was always juice. It becomes the base for many […]

Two Months Milking Our Goat

Two Months Milking Our Goat

Have you seen”Anne with an E” on Netflix? I recently finished the first season, and it took me right back to my childhood when I was first introduced to Anne of Green Gables. One thing I loved about this new retelling of the story was […]

How To Make Easy Goat Cheese

How To Make Easy Goat Cheese

When I first envisioned owning dairy goats, getting to make homemade cheese was one of things I was most excited to try. During the first year with our two Nigerians, Reese was nursing off Candy and I never was able to collect enough milk to […]

How To Make Easy Greek Yogurt in your Instant Pot

How To Make Easy Greek Yogurt in your Instant Pot

Have you heard of the Instant Pot? I first learned about them from The Prairie Homestead blog and picked one up during a sale on Amazon before Christmas. It’s quickly become one of my very favorite kitchen gadgets. Primarily, it’s an electronic pressure cooker, and […]

Pressure Canning Beef for Quick and Easy Meals

Pressure Canning Beef for Quick and Easy Meals

Every year, we get a quarter beef from a local farmer, and every year there’s just a few cuts of meat lingering at the bottom of the chest freezer when I get the call to let me know the new beef is headed to the […]


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