Archive of ‘dairy’ category

~2012 Homestead Yields & Cost Analysis~

| 2012 vegetable garden, Broiler Chickens, Cattle, Chickens, cost analysis, dairy, food preservation, homestead management, In the Barnyard, In the Garden, In the Home, our homestead


Well it’s that time of year again.  The time when I get a cold shock of reality and look back at all the records I kept, determining the profitability (or lack thereof) of all the time and money invested into raising our own food.  As I look over the numbers and see where we’ve made […] Read more…


~Whole Milk Ricotta Cheese~

| dairy, In the Kitchen, recipes


I have been searching off and on for the past two years, as our cow provides, for a high-yielding ricotta cheese recipe that will produce a flavorful result and wonderful texture. While ricotta is traditionally made from the whey leftover during mozzarella cheesemaking, it is done by adding an acid, such as apple cider vinegar […] Read more…


~Week Four~

| 2012 vegetable garden, dairy, just a photo, onions, pregnancy


1/22- No photos at all… we had a wonderfully full day, blessed with much fellowship. Quite out of character for most photographers, I never, ever take my camera with me and when I do, I’m far too embarrassed to actually use it. Part of me hopes that through this little project here, I’ll become more […] Read more…

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