Homemade Meals Daily – The EASY Way

~Texas Homesteader~  Many are surprised to find that I serve homemade meals every day. There are actually several good reasons for that. And none involve the words “Because I love to cook“! Firstly, living in the country means there’s a limit to close places to go out to eat. And home delivery is certainly not […]

Faster, Easier Homemade Broth In An Instant Pot

by Texas Homesteader ~  It took me a long time to jump into the Instant Pot scene. I mean, I already had slow cookers, and I had a high-end stainless steel stove-top pressure cooker too. Why would I spend more money to buy something else I had to store? Wanna know what the breaking point […]

Dinner Party, Shower-head Repair, Coffee Sale, Post-Holiday Food

by Texas Homesteader ~ Especially this time of year, we’re all trying to save a little money wherever we can, #amiright? I’ve found the best way to save some cold, hard cash is to incorporate easy (and non-drastic) money-saving measures into your daily life. Saving money doesn’t have to be hard. Sometimes there’s no sacrifice […]

Planned Leftovers: Turkey & Dressing (Stuffing) Patties

by Texas Homesteader ~ Aaaah the holidays. A special time of the year when friends and family gather to bask in the warmth of their relationships and enjoy some really good food. So much food in fact that oftentimes the day afterward can leave you scratching your head. Wow, there’s so much food leftover! What […]

BBQ Rub & Beer-Based Mop Sauce Recipe

by Texas Homesteader ~ Every year RancherMan & I host a fun family gathering we’ve always called ‘RanchFest‘. It’s actually celebrated on the anniversary of the date we purchased this little piece of paradise. But we consider it a mini-family reunion. Back when the kids were young (but before we actually lived here) we’d bring […]