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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. Is there any way to fix it? Or should you just throw it away? 

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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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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Repurposing Empty Coffee Canisters For Garden Harvest

by Texas Homesteader ~ 
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RancherMan & I drink coffee that is sold in a handy lidded container. But I’ve been on a constant quest to find ways to use them once they’re empty.

But as gardening season hits in full swing, I’m reminded of another great use. Check out this Homestead Hack.

Homestead Hack - using empty coffee canisters for grape harvest. #TexasHomesteader

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You Can Peel A Whole Head Of Garlic In Seconds!

by Texas Homesteader ~ 

I grow & harvest lots of garlic every year. So much so that there’s no way I can use it all fresh before it goes bad. So to preserve some of the garlic further I also like to keep a jar filled with peeled garlic cloves in my freezer.

But ugh, peeling that many cloves is going to be a long, sticky chore, right?

Nope.

Come see how I can peel whole heads of garlic cloves in seconds.

We love garlic, how about you? I have a shortcut to peel garlic too. I can peel a whole head of garlic cloves in seconds. Come see how! #TexasHomesteader

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