Readers Have Spoken! Top 10 Posts of 2022!

by Texas Homesteader ~ 

A list of the top 10 posts of 2022 most favored by our readers –  y’all loved everything from a delicious lemon no-bake pie to homemade jelly made with fresh grapes. There are easier homemade recipes, saving money, gardening tips and MUCH MORE.

Grab a cup of coffee and settle in for some good reading, y’all. I’m sharing the best of the best right here!  

Top 10 Best Homesteading Posts - Self sufficiency, preparedness, gardening, beekeeping, preservation #TexasHomesteader

The top 10 most popular self-sufficiency posts on my website for 2022 are listed below.

Click the titles to take you to the original post referenced for more detailed information.

Don’t worry, you won’t lose your place. I’ve set each link to open in a new tab. So after reading in more detail you can just pick up where you left off on this post. Enjoy!

10. Mason Jar Cheesecakes

Yes you can make cute single-serve cheesecakes in minutes using your pressure cooker. This is a favored dessert for RancherMan & me and makes a nice presentation for guests too.

Mason jar cheesecake made in glass canning jar in an Instant Pot pressure cooker. #TexasHomesteader


9. Air Fryer Roasted Chickpeas

RancherMan loves a crispy snack. Can you believe plain ordinary chickpeas can be coated in olive oil and spices and then roasted to a delightful crispiness?? 

Air Fryer roasted chickpeas garbanzo beans salty savory healthy snack #TexasHomesteader


8. No-Bake Lemon Icebox Pie

Y’all loved this no-bake lemon icebox pie as much as we did. A delicious dessert that you can just mix-n-serve in a homemade graham cracker crust!

No bake lemon icebox cream pie - lemon juice, sweetened condensed milk. #TexasHomesteader


7. Candyboard For Wintertime Honeybee Feeding

There are many beekeepers out there – you loved this advice for feeding homemade candyboards to your honeybees during the winter months.

Candyboard for winter honeybee hive feeding #TexasHomesteader


6. How To Be Prepared For Power Outage Emergency

The weather was surely volatile in 2022. Y’all flocked to my list of preparedness steps to be ready when a storm hits. It’s good to be prepared!

Emergency Preparedness tips - How To Prepare For Electric Power Outage #TexasHomesteader


5. How To Earn Money FAST When You’re In A Bind

We’ve all been there – an unexpected bill comes in and suddenly you need extra cash fast. This post about how to raise money fast in an emergency was popular with our readers this year.

Easy ways to earn money fast - Denim pocket purse with dollar dollars cash #TexasHomesteader


4. A Better Raised Bed

You were all as excited as I was to find there’s a better raised bed option than those flimsy ones being sold these days. I’m so excited about this heavy-duty raised bed.

Building a better raised bed - Hopkins Hidden Homestead. #TexasHomesteader

Hopkins Homestead Store galvanized steel raised beds coupon code. #TexasHomesteader

3. Simple Cinnamon/Sugar Pecans

These sugared pecans are surprisingly simple to make with just pecans, cinnamon, sugar and an egg white. They roast up crunchy and sweet – so delicious!

Candied pecans cinnamon sugared pecans sweet, salty & crunchy #TexasHomesteader


2. Last-Minute Gift Ideas

It seems our readers are as interested as we are in making simple homemade gifts that will be loved.

Last minute gift ideas for teachers, kids, neighbors, co-workers, more #TexasHomesteader



1. Homemade Grape Jelly From Concord Grapes

Wow did this post go crazy this year! Concord jelly made with grapes from our garden (or you can use purchased grapes). I’ll admit this grape jam is absolutely delicious too. Who knew homemade jelly could be so easy?

Homemade Concord Grape Jelly Jam #TexasHomesteader


Complete Top 10 List of Self-Sufficiency PostsTop 10 self sufficiency, homesteading, gardening, beekeeping posts. #TexasHomesteader

I hope you enjoyed this list of top 10 reader-favorite posts of 2022.

If you’d like to read more you’re welcome to check out this accumulation of the Top 10 Posts Since 2013.

Thank you for following along this little ole blog of mine. And our wish for you is to have a happy, healthy and prosperous new year. You all mean more to us than you could possibly know!


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