Homesteading Frugally: Mushroom Foraging

Mushrooms, Chanterelles, Frugal Foraging

Most folks purchase their mushrooms from the grocery store and you can get some good mushrooms there. But to really get something more amazingly tasty you really need to get out in the fields and woods and forage for some mushrooms. There is nothing like an earthy, fruity mushroom you pull from the forest floor. Not to mention the quiet, reflective time roaming around all the beauty the forest and fields offer. And another plus......It is a very frugal, money saving thing to forage for your food. When you find those favorite spots you will … [Read more...]

How To Wash Those Dirty Eggs-Tips That Help

    When it comes to cleaning those beautiful eggs you collect from your 'Girls', there can be some differing opinions about whether you should wash them or not. We know that the eggs shells have several natural protective membranes that help keep bacteria and contaminants from getting inside the egg. However......if your 'Girls' are like mine...they love to get out and run around through whatever is out there....mud holes and 'poo' just happens. ¬†And our 'Girls' can't help but track that stuff back to the nest when … [Read more...]