Why? Because you can! And pickle, and jam, or otherwise celebrate the resurgence of the domestic arts our forebears held so dear. Put on your best apron and step into our kitchen, won't you?
As a first generation American, Diana shares her family’s traditional Spanish and Mexican recipes. As a mami and urban homesteader she also writes about her faith, family, organic gardening, raising backyard chickens and preserving the harvest.
All About Pectin and Naturally Sweetening your Jam or Jelly
Tarragon vinegar. Its culinary uses and medicinal properties.
In part 3, we cover coops and different issues that may arise when raising backyard chickens.
In part 2 of urban chicken keeping we cover taking care of baby chicks and frugal simple brooders you can make at home.
Urban Chicken Keeping 101, Part 1 - Your Guide to Raising Urban Chickens for Eggs and Meat
Naturally pickled asparagus with spring garlic, tarragon, garlic, pepper and coriander seeds. A perfect way to preserve spring!
How to render lard the right way, snow white and odorless. Where to buy your pork fat and descriptions of the different kinds of fat on a hog.