Category: Whole Kitchen

The Whole Kitchen is the place for nutrient-dense, healthy food recipes without processed grains, sugars or other questionable ingredients.  A great deal of your life becomes involved in the production, harvesting, processing and eating of food when you homestead.  Buon Appetito!

Gvetch, a Russian caponata l This vegetable relish is a great way to preserve your eggplant l Homestead Lady (.com)

Canning Eggplant with Gvetch

Are you an eggplant lover looking for a way to can this delectable veggie?  Here I share one of my favorite Russian relishes, gvetch. Making home canned  gvetch is a great way to get your eggplant preserved to enjoy year round.Gvetch, a Russian caponata l This vegetable relish is a great way to preserve your eggplant l Homestead Lady (.com) Continue reading “Canning Eggplant with Gvetch”

Toasted Coconut Cream Pound Cake l with coconut oil and other healther ingredients l Cake Stand Cookbook review l Homestead Lady (.com)

Pound Cake with Coconut Oil

Toasted Coconut Cream Pound Cake l with coconut oil and other healther ingredients l Cake Stand Cookbook review l Homestead Lady (.com)If you’ve been eyeing that summer pound cake from your favorite bakery, hold onto your pocket book for just a few days more!  Before you buy, make this Toasted Coconut Cream Pound Cake with wholesome ingredients, including virgin coconut oil, fresh eggs and shredded coconut.  Continue reading “Pound Cake with Coconut Oil”

Gluten Free Pizza Dough l Plus DIY Backyard Bread and Pizza Oven book by Homestead Honey l Homestead Lady (.com)

Gluten Free Pizza Dough

Gluten Free Pizza Dough l Plus DIY Backyard Bread and Pizza Oven book by Homestead Honey l Homestead Lady (.com)Are you on the hunt for great gluten free pizza dough?  Well, search no further because we have a fantastic recipe for you – it’s even naturally leavened (sourdoughed) for good measure.  And guess, what else?  We’ve got a fantastic, easy to use resource for those wanting to learn to build their own PIZZA OVEN! Continue reading “Gluten Free Pizza Dough”

Violet Gelatin l Forage for violets and make this herbal flower snack l Plus many other flower recipes l Homestead Lady (.com)

Violet Gelatin and Other Flower Foods

Violet Gelatin l Forage for violets and make this herbal flower snack l Plus many other flower recipes l Homestead Lady (.com)If you don’t have the time to make violet jelly, but really want that lovely, sweet flavor of violets try this simple recipe for violet gelatin.  Using nourishing, healthy bone gelatin and fresh violets from the spring garden, you can throw together this flower food snack for after school or anytime.  Plus, we have a wonderful round-up of other edible flowers and different ways to prepare them.  Continue reading “Violet Gelatin and Other Flower Foods”

Organic Honey and Vanilla Caramels l Is organic honey organic l Homemade honey caramels with vanilla l Homestead Lady.com

Organic Honey and Vanilla Caramels

Organic Honey and Vanilla Caramels l Is organic honey organic l Homemade honey caramels with vanilla l Homestead Lady.comSo, what’s the scoop on organic honey in the U.S. anyway?!  Why do we see USDA Organic honey labels, but hear reports that there’s no such thing?  Here’s what I learned about organic honey, more on the benefits of raw honey and, SERIOUSLY, the best homemade honey caramel recipe ever!  This recipe is so uncomplicated that your kids can help you with it for some quality family kitchen time.

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