Tag Archives: Freezing

Roasting Peppers On A Gas-Powered Stove

by Texas Homesteader ~ 

I’ve discovered that although garden peppers are delicious served in many ways, my favorite flavor is accomplished by roasting them.

So when I’m making Chile Relleno or Creamy Hatch Sauce and wanting to use my fresh garden peppers, I take the shortcut in roasting them. 

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

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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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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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