Homestead Recipes

  • Judith's Guide to Making Delicious Zucchini Bread

    Zucchini bread is a delightful way to utilize an abundance of summer squash. This versatile and moist quick bread can be enjoyed as a breakfast treat, a snack, or even a dessert. In this blog post, we’ll dive into the history of zucchini bread, its nutritional benefits, and a step-by-step guide to making the perfect loaf.
  • Sicilian-Style Olive Curing Recipe

    Sicilian-style olives are similar to the common Spanish-style cocktail olives but are a bit more bitter because they are only fermented in brine that has been seasoned with various herbs and spices.
  • Homegrown Hot Sauce

    After a consistent flow of delicious spicy peppers all summer long, this good thing has come to an end. Late October, marks a time when we turn over the last of our garden beds and pull up the late blooming pepper plants that have begun to wither in the chill of cold October mornings. Our last pepper harvest did not disappoint as we ended up with about 50 lbs of seven or eight different varieties.   With this many peppers on hand, I couldn't pass up the opportunity to roll up my sleeves and make Homegrown Hot Sauce!
  • Fire Cider

      There is something deeply satisfying about walking into your kitchen and putting together ingredients that will nourish a...
  • Sweet Potato Chili

    The star of this hearty winter dish are the sweet potatoes. The tender sweetness of the potatoes add a balance with the richness of the spices. Th...
  • Coconut Stewed Callaloo with Sweet Potato Greens

    If you haven't yet tried sweet potato greens alongside amaranth greens, then you truly have not yet begun to live! The combination of greens and spices in this dish was absolutely amazing and I have been dreaming about them ever since.