Pantry Revamp: Sourdough English Muffins

Pantry Revamp Sourdough English Muffins

We previously posted about making sourdough bread and now you may have this starter in your fridge and are trying to figure out all kinds of ways to start using it.  One great way is to make English muffins. We drew heavily from this recipe on the blog Nourishing Joy. Ingredients Sponge … Read more

Pantry Revamp: Sourdough Bread

Pantry Revamp: Sourdough Bread

Sourdough bread is a fermented food.  I’m just beginning to learn about fermented foods and their health benefits.  From everything I’ve read, I can only improve my health by adding more of them to my diet. I am no scientist, but this what I’ve gathered so far.  Sourdough bread lasts longer than … Read more

Refrigerator Pickles – Super Simple

Refrigerator Pickles – Super Simple

There always comes a time to focus on preserving the harvest.  You can freeze tomatoes for making sauce later on, freeze pesto and even making refrigerator pickles.  With your cucumbers lately and I decided to try my hand at making refrigerator pickles – a good example recipe to check out is Martha … Read more

Pantry Revamp: Curried Carrot Soup

Pantry Revamp Curried Carrot Soup

This recipe for curried carrot soup is part of the Pantry Revamp series here on Little Homesteaders.  To read more about it, check out the first post here.  To read all the posts in the series, click the “pantry revamp” label to the right. We tore out our front yard garden this past weekend. … Read more

Pantry Revamp: Simple, Homemade, Whole-Wheat, Cheese Crackers

Pantry Revamp Simple, Homemade, Whole Wheat, Cheese Crackers

The Pantry Revamp is a series here on Five Little Homesteaders.  To read more about it, check out the first post here.  To read all the posts in the series, click the “pantry revamp” label to the right. I did a post early on in this series about replacing the goldfish crackers in … Read more

Creating a Children’s Garden

Creating a Children’s Garden

There’s no doubt we’ve all done it.  You pinned an image on Pinterest and thought to yourself, “Self – you are going to do that awesome craft/activity/recipe/diet/homeschooling-thing this week! That is just too cool to forget about. We just can’t live another day without doing that!” And then, lo and behold, the … Read more

Pantry Revamp: Cracker Jack Style Maple Syrup Popcorn

Cracker Jack Style Maple Syrup Popcorn

Today’s post on maple syrup popcorn is part of the Pantry Revamp series here on Five Little Homesteaders.  To read more about it, check out the first post here.  To read all the posts in the series, click the “pantry revamp” label to the right. This week’s pantry revamp recipe is not for … Read more

Pantry Revamp: Homemade Granola Bars

Pantry Revamp Homemade Granola Bars

Today’s post on homemade granola bars is part of the Pantry Revamp series here on Little Homesteaders.  To read more about it, check out the first post here.  To read all the posts in the series, click the “pantry revamp” label to the right. This week, I’m going back to the pantry and “revamping” … Read more

Homemade Yogurt – Do it the Easy Way

Homemade Yogurt

Posts about making yogurt at home abound on the internet.  In homesteading circles, it is always a topic of conversation.  So, the fact that I am making yogurt at home is not a novel or particularly exciting idea.  However, my main impetus for writing this post is to give a shout out … Read more

Pantry Revamp

Pantry Revamp

One of our main goals in starting this experiment in urban homesteading is to eat better food. Organic produce and natural food available in the grocery store can be very costly. However, doing it at home can be cheaper and definitely better for you and the environment. There are quite a few … Read more