Homestead Recipes

Homestead Recipes

We have several tried and true recipes to share with our readers. You can these recipes by clicking below in the areas of interest.

Breads

Muffins

Cheese and Yogurts

Sausage

Chicken

Feta Cheese

Feta Cheese Basics Feta Cheese requires salt brine and culture recipe given below. Culture Recipe: To make your own culture purchase one pint of plain yougurt. Add this to an equal amount of milk in a mason jar with a lid. Let sit for two days on the counter. Add one half of this culture …

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Mushroom Caps

Mushroom Caps 6-8 large white mushrooms1/3 cup soft farmer’s cheese1 oz grated or finely chopped vegetablesDash of garlic powder, cracked pepper and salt Find out how to make Restaurant Style foods right at home.Baking The Mushroom Caps Preheat oven to 400 degrees Fahrenheit Grate or chop your favorite vegetables: Onion or leeks, bell pepper, tomato, …

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Sausage Recipes

For All Sausage Recipes: Combine all dry ingredients and stir well.Sift dry ingredients into meat with clean washed hands like you would with bread dough.Run through grinder again if you wish. Sausage Casing may also be used but it is less expensive to form and flatten patties, package in freezer bags and freeze. Various Sausage …

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Yogurt

Yogurt Culture Recipe: To make your own culture purchase one pint of plain yogurt. Add one cup to a Quart of milk in a mason jar with a lid. Let sit for 8- 12 hours in a warm place such as near a wood stove or radiator. Ideal temperature is around 100 degrees. Careful not …

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Rendering Lard

Rendering Lard Rendering Lard is best known as melting down pig fat into a usable substance for baking or frying. When it was first suggested to me that I render my own lard, I thought there was no way I could possibly make a pure white, flavorless shortening at home. But I soon found out …

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