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How To Accumulate Okra, Coat In Seasoned Mix & Freeze For Frying Later

by Texas Homesteader ~ 

I only planted a few okra plants in the garden. So how will I accumulate the few okra I harvest each day until I have enough to fry?

I keep a dry seasoning mix in my freezer. Then I’ll add the cut okra to that mix each day until I have enough to fry.

An easy way to accumulate fresh okra from the garden & prepare it for frying at a later time. A quick mixture of flour, cornmeal & spices. #TexasHomesteader

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BBQ Rub & Beer-Based Mop Sauce Recipe

by Texas Homesteader ~ 

It’s grilling season, y’all! And that means you’ll need a good BBQ rub and mop sauce. Boy do I have a treat for you!

RancherMan was planning to smoke a whole grill-full of pork roasts using pecan wood. But he needed a flavorful BBQ Rub & Mop Sauce. And he certainly found a good one!

A delicious beer/coffee based BBQ mop sauce and dry rub recipe for smoked meat on the grill. Super easy to whip up in a flash. #TexasHomesteader

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Homestead Hack: Table Salt & Pepper Combination

by Texas Homesteader 

When cooking or serving our food I always try to go easy on the salt, but we both like lots of pepper. 

LOTS of pepper!

So I often lightly salt our food and then heavily pepper it. The ratio I use is pretty consistent.

One day as I was peeling & seasoning a hard-boiled egg. I pulled out the salt and watched carefully for just a few grains to be sprinkled on the egg so it wouldn’t be over salted, then got the pepper and finished the seasoning with a hefty covering of pepper. 

Then I got to wondering, since my seasoning ratio is always the same, I wonder…

HOMESTEAD HACK: Since the ratio of my salt & pepper is always the same, can I streamline simple seasoning tasks? YES! #TexasHomesteader

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Recipe: Dry Salsa Mix for Blender Salsa

by Texas Homesteader ~ 

I try to eat or preserve every single vegetable that comes from our garden. I love to over plant tomatoes so we have plenty for eating fresh & also for preserving for later. But when you’ve eaten all you can fresh what do you do?

I’m not sure about you but around our house we make BLENDER SALSA! 

Although RancherMan doesn’t care to eat many tomatoes sliced raw (I know, I don’t understand it either) we both love salsa – the spicier the better. Y’all are NOT gonna believe how easy this is.

Dry Salsa Mix helps you make quick, easy inexpensive salsa that's better for you than the commercial stuff. Just salsa mix plus garden tomatoes, onions & garlic added to a blender #TexasHomesteader

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