Welcome to the appalachian homestead blog
You can start right where you are. Full stop. You can start exactly where you are right in the midst of the season you are in. It’s so easy to get…
How can you create and cultivate food independence? It does not matter where you live or your land ownership status, we’ve got the answer.
See that you learn, my friends, hard times are here and soon comes the day when the days of education will be left off and every student will sink or swim.
Enjoy our free printable fall bucket list and be sure to let us know if you cross them all off!
We were put here to be productive and enrich the lives of our families. That is hard to do when your family doesn’t know which way the wind is going to blow you next.
What is our biggest boo boo when it comes to tincture making? Labeling snafu’s. That’s right, we think we will remember exactly what is in that bottle, the day arrives…
Homesteading is endless but rewarding work that involves all sorts of uncomfortable things like working all day in the hay fields, making the decision to end the misery of an injured animal, processing your own meats, and standing all day long in front of the stove canning while your feet and back beg for you to call it quits.
If there were only a single flavor to speak “Fall”, without a doubt it would be pumpkin. This special fall treat was adapted from my grandmother’s pumpkin loaf recipe. Granny’s recipe, of course, contained no bourbon at all as she was of the “teetotal” persuasion.
“Want some Molassy Cake?” She would say as she sliced through the cake, which seemed to always have a hundred layers, and poured a tall glass of fresh milk.
The internet overlords have decided that recipe posts should be complicated by long preambles and paragraphs regarding their history. However, when I am looking for a recipe- I just want the recipe. So, that’s just what you’ll get here….most of the time.
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