How To Fix Crystallized Honey – Don’t Throw It Away!

by Texas Homesteader ~ 

It’s just a fact. Sooner or later that delicious honey will crystallize. So what do you do when your honey crystallizes?

Well don’t throw it away! It’s simple to restore crystallized honey to the smooth sweetness you love. Come see how.

Honey is said to be the only food with NO expiration date. Don't throw that honey away when crystals form - save your honey for years! #TexasHomesteader

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Announcing: The NEW Texas Homesteader!

 by Texas Homesteader ~ 

Hey y’all – I’ve got some exciting news! After many hours behind the scenes getting set up, RancherMan & I have made finding your favorite posts SO much better for you. Be sure to check it out!

Now the Home page is separated by categories with easier-to-find tags too! 

  • Category Listing –  Just click the category name and you’ll see all related posts. Want to see beekeeping posts? BOOM! Click the beekeeping title. You’ll be taken to all our beekeeping posts!
  • Better Navigation – Our readers have spoken! When you click to read an article we’ve set the navigation to open in a new page so you won’t have to figure out how to navigate back.
  • Easier Reading– Gardening? Beekeeping? Recipes? Raising Chickens? See all the posts that interest YOU by clicking the category.
  • Categories AND Tags – Complete and easier-to-use list of both categories and tags. (Think of Categories as chapters of a book, tags the more detailed index)
  • Narrow Down Posts – Now you can narrow down that list of recipes to see main entrees or solar cooking recipes by using the tag instead of the category!
  • Easier Search Bar – If you’re reading from your cell phone, you used to have to scroll aaaaaaall the way to the bottom to search. No more! It’s near the top on our home page! 

I know y’all are gonna love it – check it out! And feel free to comment below how you like it – especially if you have suggestions to make it even better for YOU!

(Click Here To See New & Improved Texas Homesteader Page)

How To Reduce Food Waste & Save Money Too!

by Texas Homesteader ~ 

When you think about food waste do you think about that small uneaten bit you scraped off the kids’ plates last night? Well it’s true that’s part of food waste. But it’s far more reaching than that. 

Want to know a shocking statistic? According to the USDA, in the United States alone 30% to 40% of our food is wasted. WHAT??! That’s crazy, how can that be?? 

The real cost of food waste - wasted food and money, rotting pears #TexasHomesteader

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