Tag Archives: Freezing

Quickly Roasting Peppers On A Stovetop

by Texas Homesteader ~ 

I’ve discovered that although garden peppers are delicious served in many ways, my favorite flavor is accomplished by roasting them. Roasting peppers brings out their natural flavor. But y’all know me – I love shortcuts. 

You like to use shortcuts too? Check out this simple Homestead Hack, y’all.

Homestead Hack: Shortcut to roasting fresh garden peppers. #TexasHomesteader

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Heat-Free Peeling for Fresh Tomatoes

by Texas Homesteader ~ 

I needed a heat-free way to peel fresh garden tomatoes. I already knew that the standard way to peel a fresh garden tomato is to dip it in boiling for a few seconds until the skin splits, then plunge into an ice bath before peeling.

But a typical summer here in NE Texas involves much heat & humidity and I don’t want to add any of that to our home. What’s a southern gardener to do?

HEAT-FREE Peeling For Fresh Tomatoes - I don't want to add heat and humidity to our home. What's a southern gardener to do? Check out this Homestead Hack #TexasHomesteader

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MYO Healthy Chicken Broth – Cheap & EASY!

by Texas Homesteader ~ 

Making homemade chicken broth is beyond easy, super healthy and makes use of bones/trimmings that used to be just thrown away!

And there’s a special ingredient to make it more calcium rich. Check it out.

Making my own chicken broth is easy, inexpensive and healthy. And there's a special ingredient to make it even more calcium rich. #TexasHomesteader

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Preserving The Bounty: Freezer Breakfast Burritos

by Texas Homesteader ~ 

We keep a small flock of hens her on the Homestead. Not only do they provide free pest control (and they LOVE their jobs!) but also plenty of fresh eggs. When they provide more than we can eat I make my own convenience food: Freezer Breakfast Burritos.

Homemade Convenience Food! I made breakfast burritos for the freezer so I could make sure none of our pastured eggs go to waste. #TexasHomesteader
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Preserving The Harvest: Freezing Tomatoes

by Texas Homesteader ~ 

When the garden is offering up so many fresh garden tomatoes that you can’t eat them all fresh, you make sure to preserve them. You don’t want any of that garden goodness wasted!

Oftentimes I take the simplest way out, freezing the fresh tomatoes for later. Come see how I do it.

I make sure to preserve the garden tomatoes that we can't eat fresh so not even ONE of them goes to waste. It's easy to freeze them! #TexasHomesteader

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