What is Homesteading?

What is Homesteading?

This seems to be the new buzzword going around lately, so you may be wondering, “What is homesteading?” Let’s talk about what modern homesteading is. The dictionary says the definition of homesteading is life as a settler on a homestead. Let’s do a quick history lesson. During the civil war, the U.S. government passed the…

How to Render Lard
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How to Render Lard

Once you learn how to render lard, it will become a staple in your pantry. Rendering lard is a wonderful homesteading skill that produces a natural fat that you can use for flaky biscuits, seasoning cast iron skillets, homemade pie crusts, or many other things. Long ago, this was common knowledge. However, this skill has…