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The Easiest Homemade Jerky Strips & Snack Sticks

By Texas Homesteader ~

I’ve been very pleased at how easy and inexpensive it is to make our own jerky at home. We use a mixture of ground meat, seasonings and ‘cure’. You can use either ground beef or strips of steak to make jerky. But we decided to make  wild-game jerky using venison and elk.

Homemade jerky made easy using ground beef or wild game meat #TexasHomesteader

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Instant Pot Roast Recipe – Comfort Food FAST!

by Texas Homesteader ~ 

I use my 6-quart electric pressure cooker to easily make the ultimate comfort food. Moist, tender pot roast. 

This savory roast and plentiful brown gravy is the perfect comfort food. And it’s made simple using the Instant Pot pressure cooker. Fast, delicious, perfect!

The Instant Pot pressure cooker makes this pot roast meal fast and with lots of gravy. #TexasHomesteader

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Pecan-Wood Smoked Meat For Pulled Pork Sandwiches

by Texas Homesteader ~

RancherMan keeps our chest freezer filled with wild hog meat. I’ve made many dishes with this lean, mild-tasting wild pork. Many of those recipes are listed below. (Although you could use commercial pork instead)

But recently we were preparing for our annual family reunion. We decided to serve pulled-pork sandwiches with some of this wild-hog meat. But RancherMan wanted to smoke it with pecan wood before shredding it for sandwiches. It turned out Aaaaaaaahhhhh-MAZING!

Delicious Smoked Pork using pecan wood smoke. Delicious. And shredding all that meat can be done in minutes using our shortcut. #TexasHomesteader

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Summer Cooking: Savory Meatloaf Recipe (Includes Solar Cooking Option)

by Texas Homesteader ~ 
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Meatloaf is a versatile comfort food and we enjoy it often. It’s a flexible recipe and you can use crumbled leftover meatloaf in many dishes on subsequent nights to get supper on the table FAST! 

I'm cooking up our favorite comfort food - meatloaf! I'm using my solar oven to cook it but the recipe includes standard oven directions too #TexasHomesteader

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Supper Fast: Poor-Man’s Steak (or Stuffed Hamburger)

by Texas Homesteader ~ 

Poor-Man’s Steak (or stuffed hamburger) is ground meat stuffed with grilled onions, peppers & melted cheese served on fried potatoes & topped w/brown gravy. I like to add diced jalapenos to the mix for a spicy kick! This simple recipe is sure to bring rave reviews.

Poor-Man's Steak - a thick serving of ground meat stuffed with grilled onions & peppers along with melted cheese. It's often served on top of fried potatoes & topped with brown gravy. #TexasHomesteader

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Homestead Hack: Leftover Roast Into Hearty Stew

by Texas Homesteader ~

Who doesn’t love a hearty stew when the weather’s cold? And if you’re using leftover roast to make it, that meal can be on the table in minutes.

Recently I wrote about the benefit of planned leftovers. That’s the method of cooking when you purposely cook more of an item than you will eat at one time.

Then bibbidy-bobbedy-boo presto-changeo remake the leftovers into brand new and delicious recipes.

But today I’m sharing the quickest & most basic delicious leftover idea: a Hearty Stew!

Planned Leftovers remade into the quickest meal possible - a hearty meat/veggie stew. Check out this Homestead Hack. #TexasHomesteader

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