Cornpone is a baked or fried combination of cornmeal, water, salt, and fat with other ingredients added by pioneers and Civil War soldiers.
Foraging for wild edibles is hard enough already, but in winter it’s a real challenge. Fortunately, some plants will surprise you.
Flatbread was the first bread, the survival food of civilization. Here’s how to make tortillas, pitas, pizza, lavash, bannock, and na’an.
From planning a garden to getting your tools in shape, winter can be a great time to get chores done on the homestead.
There’s more to first aid the cuts and scrapes. Here’s why you need an emergency dental kit and what to put in it.
The first freeze wipes out many herbs. Here’s how to save the best of the bunch and preserve them for the months ahead.
Homesteading is an active lifestyle and many injuries are a fact of homesteading life. Here’s how to build a homestead first aid kit.
Tribes around the world have used tree bark for everything from cups to canoes. In this article, we’ll learn how to make survival tools.
Some trees just aren’t worth the trouble. They grow slowly, tend to die off, make a mess, and more. Here are six trees you don’t want.
From Radish Greens to Watermelon Rind Pickles, There’s More in Your Garden Than Meets the Eye. Most people throw out parts of vegetables that are not only good to eat but often have higher nutritional value than the other parts. For example, turnip greens pack more nutrients than the turnip itself, including calcium, manganese, folate, […]