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Crispy and Airy Gluten Free Waffles

This recipe came out of a need to replace the expensive gluten-free waffles our youngest eats. With Alistaire's food allergies it is very hard to find convenience items he can eat safely. Frozen waffles are easy to slide into the shopping cart, but run $3 to 4 (or more) per box, for 6 to 8… Continue reading Crispy and Airy Gluten Free Waffles

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Grinding Rice Flour

Grinding your own rice flour may not save you money in the end (although brown rice is very cheap, especially in larger quantities), but the end results are worth the effort. You will have a hearty fresh flour, that hasn't sat ground for months (or years) on the shelf. You can also easily source organic… Continue reading Grinding Rice Flour

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The Lies, Half-Truths and Money Pits About Homesteading: Growing Your Own Food Is Like Printing Money

Urban homesteading is often touted as a way to live a simpler, more self-sufficient life, but that of course comes with some potential pitfalls. We started in the summer of 2014, putting our toes into urban homesteading, and it has been a huge learning curve. Not only did we have to learn the skills, but there… Continue reading The Lies, Half-Truths and Money Pits About Homesteading: Growing Your Own Food Is Like Printing Money

Homesteading · Recipes · Urban Homesteading

Hummus

About 6 years ago I was convinced at a Costco road show to buy a Vitamix 5200 high-speed blender. It wasn't a cheap purchase, but I can say that of the few expensive kitchen tools I own, I have never regretted buying it. For certain things, nothing touches it ability to pulverize food. It makes… Continue reading Hummus