Author Archive

AMaizing Corn Salad

This simple cold side dish graces many of Brat Fry or Grill out in the Midwest. A change from the usual corn on the cob or hot steaming bowl of yellow gold. Sweet, tangy, crunchy goodness had by your own hands.

State of Bratwurst

State of Bratwurst.

Basic No-Knead Bread

Basic No-Knead Bread 6 cups bread flour (recommended) or all-purpose flour, plus more for work surface 1/2 teaspoon instant or active-dry yeast 2 1/2 teaspoons plain sea salt (not iodized) 1 tablespoon raw… Continue reading

Black Bottom Cupcakes

Originally posted on Frugal Hausfrau:
I thought these homely but absolutely delicious cupcakes had fallen out of fashion – until I googled them! Still, I think they deserve a place on my blog –…

Kielbasa Bow tie Pasta

Kielbasa Bow tie Pasta Ingredients 1 tbsp olive oil 1 lb smoked kielbasa or turkey/chicken sausage sliced 1/4 inch thick 1.5 cups diced onion 2 cloves garlic, minced 2 cups chicken broth 1… Continue reading

Planting Overwintered Dandelion

Originally posted on Going to Seed:
Last year, I selected my favorite Italian Dandelion plants from our market planting. I chose them based on the level of leaf serration, the red stem and…

The future of bread comes from a lab — here’s why that’s good

Originally posted on Grist:
The Bread Lab has been receiving a lot of buzz recently. It’s graced the pages of the New York Times, New York Magazine, Mother Jones — and it even inspired…

Ginger Snaps

Ginger Snaps 9 1/2 ounces all-purpose flour 1 1/2 teaspoons baking soda 1 tablespoon ground ginger 1/2 teaspoon ground cardamom 1/2 teaspoon ground cloves 1/2 teaspoon kosher salt 7 ounces dark brown sugar… Continue reading

Cornbread Mix

Cornbread Mix 1⅓ cups cake flour 1 cup yellow cornmeal 2 tablespoons sugar 1 tablespoon baking powder ½ teaspoon salt To Bake Muffins 1⅓ cup cornbread mix 2 tablespoons butter, melted 1 large… Continue reading


The Great Depression of the late 1920s and 1930s was a reflection of high unemployment, staggering debt, and a collapsed stock market. The hardship that resulted has not been experienced by Americans since.… Continue reading

  • suburbhomestead

    • State of Bratwurst…<a href=""><img src="" title=" Free Twitter Buttons" border="0" /></a><br /><a href="" target="_blank"> Free Twitter Buttons</a> 1 day ago
  • Suburbhomestead

    Surviving the Great Recession with old fashioned sense and life hacks.

  • Homesteading on the internet

  • Preparedness Pantry Blog