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DIY: Make Peanut Butter

Add to Favorites Grow Your Own Peanut Butter! By Jim Hunter, Arkansas Peanut butter is one of our favorite foods. We became disenchanted with the commercial brands after seeing other …

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Health Benefits of Olives and Olive Oil

Add to Favorites By Habeeb Salloum – In the world of mythology, the olive tree is supposed to have been first grown in the Garden of Eden. More realistically, according to …

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Making Spaghetti Squash for Dessert

Add to Favorites By Lenora Larson – We who combine gardening and cooking as collaborative passions continue our quest for the perfect crop. Our specifications are simple. The plant must be …

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What’s for Dessert?

Add to Favorites By Wanda Pentyon Egg Custard Pie 1 cup sugar 1/3 cup flour 2 tablespoons butter, melted 2 cups milk 3 eggs 1/2 teaspoon nutmeg 1 unbaked pie …

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Stuffed Chicken Galore!

Add to Favorites By Habeeb Salloum Stuffed chicken with rice is the most favored way of stuffing chicken in the whole of the Middle East. Various versions of it are prepared …

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Lazy Man’s Tomato Sauce

Add to Favorites By Daniel Strauss, Lockport, New York “Give a difficult job to a lazy man and he’ll find an easier way to do it.” So was the quote from an old issue …

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Cast Iron Skillet Cornbread

Add to Favorites 2 cups freshly ground corn. If not ground fine in grinder, place in blender on high to finer grind. It doesn’t have to be a flour consistency. …

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Segediener Goulash Recipe

Add to Favorites By Eva Schweizer My neighbor, Eva, was born in a part of Eastern Europe that changed nationalities regularly after major wars. In the early 20th century they …

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Hearty Minnesota Fare

Add to Favorites By Clara Groenhoff, Minnesota My Norwegian great-grandparents homesteaded the farm where I grew up. I’ve also always been a homesteader at heart. I’ve raised 11 children on …

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Enjoy Brussels Sprouts all Year Long

Add to Favorites By Terri, New Mexico Most people eat Brussels sprouts steamed or boiled like cabbage. I would like to share my own invention that saved me many a …

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Making German Bread in Your Home Oven

Add to Favorites By Stefanie Making bread is as much an art as it is science. There are many ways to make bread—and I am sure many people have their …

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Heat and Eat on a Wood-Burning Cook Stove

Add to Favorites By Gail Reynolds, Missouri – Among the most common of homestead essentials is learning how to cook on the wood-burning cook stove. For most Countryside readers, the ultimate …

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On to Cuba

Add to Favorites By Habeeb Salloum, A Taste of Homesteading Around the World In the late 1970S, a colleague of mine asked when I told him I was going on a …

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Dairy Sheep – Consider Icelandic Sheep

Add to Favorites By Susan Mongold – What struck me right away when my first Icelandic sheep lambed were the similarities that these sheep had with dairy goats. I had …

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Cherishing the Natural Beauty of Icelandic Sheep

Add to Favorites By Marguerite Chisick – We discovered that Icelandic sheep were our ticket to a more sustainable way of life! It is not uncommon for people who are living …

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