1Make the dough in the bread maker. Add everything but the brown sugar, raisins&nuts, graded Butter.2Roll out dough.3Add butter. I had to cut thin-ish pieces cause I could not find the big grader.4Add the brown sugar. Does not matter if it& 39;s light or dark, at least it& 39;s brown sugar.5Add anything else you& 39;d like in it like raisins and nuts.
Home /Animal Care /Spider!Photo by Sue WeaverUzzi and Tank and I were licking our lips this morning, thinking of eating our yummy breakfast, when we heard a terrible scream.Mom bolted out of the feed room holding her hands to her chest and making funny noises (oo-oo-oo-oooo). We ran over to see what was wrong.
PHOTO: ShutterstockOnce I visited the farm of an acquaintance and thought I’d stepped onto the grounds of a county fair. An open area was festooned overhead with long ribbons of orange, pink, yellow and green. It turns out his free-ranging chickens swirled through the 1⁄2-acre open area of fenced run.
Home /Animal Care /Spring: Chickens Are Coming, Veggies Are GrowingJessica’s niece plays with their old chicken flock on the farm.I am so excited! The chickens are coming, the chickens are coming!After three years sans chickens, we’re getting a new flock within the next few weeks. I ordered the coop from Horizon Structures and my hubby is getting the fencing up within the next few days.
Home /Recipes /Russian BorschtPHOTO: Kelly Sue DeConnick/FlickrIngredients1/2 cup peeled, finely chopped carrots1 cup finely chopped onions2 cups peeled, finely chopped uncooked beets1 T. butter2 cups beef stock1 cup finely shredded cabbage1 T. apple-cider vinegar5 T. sour creamheaping 1/4 cup grated cucumberPreparationPlace carrots, onions and beets in large soup pot.
Home /Homesteading /Pickling Vs. Fermenting—What’s the Difference?Courtesy iStockphoto/ThinkstockWhen it comes to choosing an item from my pantry or refrigerator to snack on, sauerkraut and pickles quickly make their way to the top of my list. These foods offer the saltiness and crispness I crave in an afternoon snack with added health benefits not found in bagged potato chips.
Photo by Sarah Dorroh SweeneyA wooden spoon is Cathy Connor’s must-have kitchen tool for making her flavor-infused sugars and spices.Once the weather turns crisp and the calendar page flips to October, it’s time for the Hobby Farms editors to head to the Incredible Food Show in Lexington, Ky., giving them a chance to speak with producers creating locally made products.
Many of us who embark on the journey of keeping chickens become so infatuated and enthralled with our charges that we couldn’t imagine life without them. However, some of us find that chickens just aren’t the right fit. Perhaps you’ve found that a flock of chickens draws unwanted visitors or predators to your property, or maybe the workload of caring for them isn’t what you signed up for.
Garrett Heath/FlickrOh, those little sparrow thieves! Nothing drives a chicken owner crazier than watching dozens of wild birds boldly gobbling up valuable feed. There are myriads of feeder styles you can try out to determine if they’re the right fit for your coop—and we’ve outlined some options below—however, the trigger feeder has proven to be the easiest and most effective option for minimizing feed waste and keeping panhandling birds and rodents away.
1Paint all your nails with your favorite base cost, let dry. I am using OPI Nail envy, but you can use any kind;-)2Paint one nail at a time with your main color. I am using GOSH 003 groovy grey:-)3Slowly pour the beads over the wet polish:-) lightly pat the beads down..repeat to all nails - the micro beads can be bought at any craft store;-)4Add your favorite top coat, I am using Seche Vite dry fast top coat:-)5And you& 39;re done!
1Peel off the skin, and shred the potatoes..2Shredded potatoes! Sprinkle some salt and one tsp of potato starch to & 34;bond& 34; them together!3Melt butter in pan, and put in your potatoes! And spread them. Try to make sure theres no hole in between4Flip your rosti! It should be golden brown in colour.
Home /Gardening /Italian RecipesA plate of Arrugula from our garden, tomatoes from Sicily, chunks of Parmesan cheese, balsamic vinegar, and underneath, Bresaola, a thinly sliced preserved lunch meat from Piedmont, sort of like salami-lite. It was a yummy lunch!Italian recipes are different from American recipes.