Bruschetta is one of our family’s favorite ways to enjoy the organic tomatoes we grow. We can many of our tomatoes, but we also love to eat them in simple recipes like this.
You can use any variety of tomato in this recipe, but I suggest Continue reading Simple Bruschetta
This year, our gardens produced an amazing amount of tomatoes in our new large raised garden beds.
After harvesting hundreds and hundreds of tomatoes, it was time to get to canning. I prefer to do simple tomato canning and leave Continue reading Simple Tomato Canning
It has been a whirlwind of activity here on The Curious Road homestead this spring and summer. Just like the different seasons of growing, the activities we focus on at our homestead vary with the weather. Here are some exciting updates about our gardens, preserving food for the winter, and our two new family members! Continue reading Summer 2015 Homestead Updates
Our raised garden beds from last year did so well that I decided to put in some larger raised garden beds this spring.
This is how I built our larger sized cedar raised gardens. Building these garden beds is a great and simple DIY project that can easily be accomplished in an afternoon.
I chose to make these garden beds larger because Continue reading Large Raised Garden Beds
Applesauce is a simple and easy treat that will last long through the winter. Our family spent an afternoon picking several varieties of Continue reading Applesauce
Raspberries and blueberries are a family favorite in the summer and I love picking them myself. Combined with some leftover strawberries Continue reading Raspberry Jam and Mixed Berry Jam
When you and your family pick 50 pounds of strawberries its time to make strawberry jam. When you know nothing about making jam or canning it becomes another adventure in homesteading! Continue reading Strawberry Jam – Learning to Can