Tag: Outdoor Cooking

Outdoor Cooking

The “Outdoor Cooking” tag will take you to articles on Homestead Lady that detail various methods of food preparation outdoors and with minimal fuel.  Learning to cook outdoors is a good preparedness skill, as well as a fun way to DIY a camping trip with your family.  We include information on open-flame cooking, as well as hot boxes, solar ovens and more.  There’s also information here on including the kids in your outdoor cooking adventures, as well as fire safety tips.

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”

This is Camino l A cookbook for preppers and foodies alike l Book review l Homestead Lady.com

This is Camino – the Weirdest and Coolest Cookbook Ever

This is Camino l A cookbook for preppers and foodies alike l Book review l Homestead Lady.comNeed some cookbook inspiration in the kitchen from a guy who truly loves his real foods?  Do you want to learn more about the process of meal creation and how all the products you have can be used right down to the last leaf and bone?  Are you an open-flame enthusiast who would like to expand your repertoire of campfire foods from foil pouches to full course meals?  Then This is Camino – the weirdest and coolest cookbook ever – just might be for you. Continue reading “This is Camino – the Weirdest and Coolest Cookbook Ever”

Solar Oven Slow Cooker Lasagana l Homestead Lady.com

Solar Oven Slow Cooker Lasagna

Solar Oven Slow Cooker Lasagana l Homestead Lady.comOur family loves lasagna and I try to make up a big bunch at one time because if you’re going to make a pan of lasagna, you may as well make five pans.  Last time I made up a big batch, though, I ran out of time and room in my electric oven.  The solar oven came to my rescue for that last pan of lasagna and it acted as a slow cooker until we were ready to eat dinner.

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Use Your Solar Oven as a Food Dehydrator to Make Apple Chips l Preserve food with your solar oven l Homestead Lady (.com)

Solar Oven Food Dehydrator: Making Apple Chips

Use your solar oven as a food dehydrator to make apple chips. Food dehydrators can be noisy and cost money to operate. Use your silent solar oven as a free-to-use food dehydrator and save money preserving the apple harvest.  Plus, you can do small batches all throughout the year to always have healthy snacks on hand.Solar Oven Dehydrated Apple Chips l Preserve food with your solar oven l Homestead Lady (.com) Continue reading “Solar Oven Food Dehydrator: Making Apple Chips”

Solar Oven Recipe Budget chicken dinner l Homestead Lady

Solar Oven Recipe: Budget Chicken Dinner

Solar Oven Recipe Budget chicken dinner l Homestead Lady

So, this month we’re celebrating National Preparedness month and we’re going to share a few of the off-grid cooking methods we’ve been practicing this summer. I am NOT an expert in this DIY stuff, just so ya know! Growing up, I went “camping” every year with my family but we always went to a KOA Kampground…at the beach.  So, does that actually count?  Anyway, one of my favorite off grid cooking options is definitely my solar oven. So, here we are sharing an easy, peasy solar oven recipe: Budget Chicken Dinner. Continue reading “Solar Oven Recipe: Budget Chicken Dinner”

Solar Oven vs Electric Oven l How do they compare for dinner roll baking l Homestead Lady (.com)

Solar Oven Vs Electric Oven: Dinner Roll

I haven’t done a lot of baking in my solar oven since I mostly use it for dinners.  Although we don’t eat a lot of baked goods anymore, I sort of lost my head and decided to make yeast rolls for Easter dinner.  Yeah, actual yeast – I haven’t used that stuff in awhile!  I did a batch in the solar oven and a batch in my electric oven to see what the resulting differences might be.   Solar Oven vs Electric Oven l How do they compare for dinner roll baking l Homestead Lady (.com) Continue reading “Solar Oven Vs Electric Oven: Dinner Roll”

Wild Free Food l Foraging tips l Homestead Lady (.com)

Wild Free Food

Wild Free Food l Foraging tips l Homestead Lady (.com)I’m not much of a couponer but I must admit I have a penchant for free food – especially when it’s on the wild side.  Have you learned to forage yet?  Are you maybe even unsure what that means?  No worries!  Come along while I chat with experienced homesteaders, herbalists and foragers on how to gather the free food Mother Nature offers us in abundance. Continue reading “Wild Free Food”

Maple Trees Make Maple Syrup l Maple on Tap Book Review l Homestead Lady.com

Maple Trees Make Syrup

Maple Trees Make Maple Syrup l Maple on Tap Book Review l Homestead Lady.comDid you know maple trees make syrup?  Crazy, right?  Did you know you can learn to tap your own maple trees to make syrup?  Let me share with you what I’ve learned and why I’m NOT tapping my own maple trees (at least, for now).   Continue reading “Maple Trees Make Syrup”