You Know You’re an Urban Homesteader When…

What exactly is urban homesteading? Homesteading has traditionally been defined as living off the land, maybe even off grid, while implementing practices that lead towards a self-sufficient lifestyle. However, that’s changing. More people, such as our family, are redefining what a homesteader is. The true essence of homesteading is having the ability to transition from[…]

Potato Leek Soup

Makes 8 servings Ingredients:  1 cup butter 2 leeks, sliced salt and pepper to taste 1 quart vegetable broth 1 tbsp Organic Cornstarch 4 cups Yukon Gold potatoes, peeled and diced Unsweetened Almond or Rice Milk Directions In a large pot over medium heat, melt butter. Cook leeks in butter with salt and pepper until[…]

Cashew Dill Dip & Dressing

The creamy texture and rich taste of cashew butter makes a delightful, dairy-free, low-fat dip and salad dressing ––perfect for parboiled vegetables or tossed green salads. Look for unsalted, unsweetened cashew butter in natural foods stores or make your own.

Olive Preserving

I’ve tried several recipes and many ways to preserve olives. This one is a winner! Gather your friends, family, to preserve and share in the abundance of the harvest! Besides, you’ll need all hands on deck for this process. ~ Judith Print Recipe Olive Preserving Cuisine Canning/Preserving Servings 8 oz Jars Ingredients Olive Brine 2[…]