Saturday , August 8 2020


Food Nation Radio Homesteading Stories are those we consider to be the things everyone needs to know to be on the path of self-sufficiency. Stories in this category are especially designed to help teach and inspire you to break the chains of dependency.

Making Yeast From Thin Air

homemade yeast

I ran out of organic yeast, so I bought some non-gmo commercial yeast. The smell and texture was so different to me, I didn’t like it and threw it away. Instead, I began Making Yeast From Thin Air. It takes a little patience, but you’ll be so happy you did …

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Do It Yourself Almond Butter

Do I t Yourself Almond Butter

We love recipes that incorporate more protein into them, including our chocolate truffles.  Do It Yourself Almond Butter is a way to have fresh butter and know what’s in it. It’s great to do this in a pinch, when you are out of peanut butter or any other kind of …

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Making Ricotta Is Easy

FNRN homemade ricotta

  Making ricotta is Easy.  In fact, it’s far easier than you think.  So the next time you’re in the store looking for ricotta (to make your favorite “ricotta recipe”) and the refrigerated space where ricotta sits is empty, it’s not a big deal.   Just four fresh ingredients are needed. …

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apples make and save

From the Food Nation Radio News Desk 5/25/2020 MAKE IT YOURSELF AND SAVE BLAME IT ON THE VIRUS One thing is certain in this transitional, mid-to-post Covid 19 pandemic, grocery prices are rising quickly, and now’s the time to make it yourself and save.  With part of the country still …

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INGREDIENTS 3 1/2 cups all purpose flour 1 tsp Himalayan Sea Salt 5 large eggs beaten METHOD Using the dough hook on your mixer put the flour and salt in the mixing bowl and combine for about ten seconds. Add the eggs until combined. If the dough still appears dry, …

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