Wild Rice Pilaf stuffed Winter Squash

With Thanksgiving fast approaching, recipe testing for the holiday has become our number one priority in the kitchen.  With our canning season behind us, we’ve found some spare time to recipe create, test and perfect the perfect vegan holiday foods. My husband is constantly after me to cook more Wild Rice (I am not a…

Strawberry Rhubarb Jam

Summer is in full swing and that means our crops are flourishing, harvesting is happening on the daily, and food preservation has begun.  We’ve already canned a few Springtime goodies, but with summer here and the berries abundant, let the jamming begin. When it comes to making jam, in past years we have always depended…

A glorious greenhouse and gargantuan gardens.

Although the blog has been quiet, the homestead has been anything but!  It’s been a crazy, busy Spring (our busiest season) and we are super excited to share with everyone what we have been up too. There has been an addition added to the garden that will allow us to expand our short growing season….we’ve…

Spring frenzy

Spring is a very busy time of year on the Homestead.  The “to-do” list grows exponentially fast with the melting of snow.  There is SOOOO much to get done. Technically speaking, we have 6 weeks to complete our to-do list before we need to transplant our seedlings outdoors(usually around June 1st).  Being that our growing seasons…

365 days in…

It has been a magnificently busy first year on the homestead and we couldn’t be happier. We both feel like we got a lot accomplished as far as projects and are looking forward to the slow down that comes with the snow around these parts. Although it is only October, our weather forecast calls for…

Pickled Wild Leaks

I am one of those people who walks into the woods, finds a stump, and sits down to listen to the noises of nature.  I like being in the woods. I love nature. There is no better place to be.  It’s where I find my thoughts can flow the most freely. I am always surprised…