Want yeast free bread and other grain-based breadstuffs? Want to know how to naturally leaven your yeast free breads with sourdough culture so that they’ll still rise and be healthy and wholesome? I think I’ve read every natural leavening book on the market and Beyond the Basics with Natural Yeast, by Melissa Richardson, is without peer. (Unless, of course, you’re talking about her first book The Art of Baking with Natural Yeast.) Here’s the scoop on Melissa’s new book – Christmas is coming, and all… Continue reading “Want Yeast Free Bread?”
Have you ever wondered how to make natural dyes from organic plant material? Are you a lover of textiles, crafts or kids? Do I ever have a book for you to read: A Garden To Dye For!
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Are you concerned that wheat might be causing some of your stomach upset, acne and even depression? Food is a sacred gift, but what do we do when our food is making us sick? Maybe Weeding Out Wheat can help you answer those questions. Continue reading “Weeding out Wheat Review”
Are you trying to have a handmade Christmas or birthday this year? Want to teach your children basic sewing skills with fun projects? Even if you or your children are new to hand-sewing these adorable sock and glove animals from author Miyako Kanamori are something you can make. I promise, if I can do this, you can, too!
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Let The Heirloom Life Gardener by Jere Gettle show you how, from novice to experienced gardener, we CAN all grow our own healthy and nutritious fruits and veggies.
Have you been thinking about switching out your lawn for an edible garden instead? Let Edible Estates help you learn to grow your own food. You don’t need lots of space, just lots of inspiration and information.
If you are a humble, backyard grower who longs to have your own small orchard, you’re going to need a good book. So, here’s our review of The Backyard Orchardist, by Stella Otto. Continue reading “Book Review the Backyard Orchardist”
Here’s herb girl doing another book review on an herb book – shocker! Read on for our book review of The Cook’s Herb Garden, by Cox and Moine! It was a small, no-nonsense book that covered it’s topic well and, of course, had lovely graphics (a must for me) and simple information on herbs any cook might use in their kitchen. Continue reading “Book Review The Cook’s Herb Garden”
For a little humor, a lot of grit and some real life homesteading stories, be sure to pick up Little Heathens, Hard Times and High Spirits on an Iowa Farm During the Depression, by Mildred Armstrong Kalish. Ah, how I love books like this! Continue reading “Book Review Little Heathens, Hard Times and High Spirits on an Iowa Farm During the Depression”
Are you limited in garden space and thinking you can’t grow your own food? No worries! Read pot it, grow it, eat it to learn exactly how to be successful as a container grower as well as seasonal cook.