POSER HOMESTEAD

Help! I’m Buried in Zucchini!

Who says there’s no such thing as a free lunch? There is–if you’re in zucchini season. Zucchini is one of the world’s least appreciated foods, which is unfortunate. It's nearly impossible to kill zucchini, and if the world ended, there'd be only one food left on the...

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Couponing Is Costing You A Fortune

Couponing Is Costing You A Fortune

Stop couponing! It's costing you money! There! I said it.  Couponing is bad. I’m the cheapest person on earth.  I’m the master of thrift, the Chieftan of Cheap.  I was reusing, recycling,  repurposing, and bringing my own bag long before it became cool.  When extreme...

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Make Us This Day Our Daily Bread

Make Us This Day Our Daily Bread

Ratio-Based Bread Baking We bake our bread at home daily.  My friends say “If I had your time…”  I don’t have any more time than any other working mom who does a million extra things.  What I do have is a secret recipe and a process.  I make the bread dough at night,...

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Egglplant Overdose? Make Baba Ganoush

Baba Ganoush–The Healthy Dip End of summer is eggplant overdose, because I always over plant and I forget I don't eat a lot of eggplant. Eggplant parm is tasty, freezes well--and is a epic pain to make. Baba ganoush is easy, healthy, and I could eat it by the vat. Use...

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Pantry Raid–How to Eat for Free

Pantry Raid–How to Eat for Free

Why I decided to skip grocery shopping for weeks… Years ago, when finances were not so good, I got a large, unexpected bill. It happens. We have the regular bills--mortgage, car, dog food, etc... Then, there's the second category of bills--the ones we're trying to...

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FREE Kombucha–The Easy DIY Guide to Brewing It Yourself

FREE Kombucha–The Easy DIY Guide to Brewing It Yourself

How I discovered kombucha I was at the grocery store and they had a tasting. Delicious. Until then, I made fun of my California friends and their kombucha but I ever I tasted it. I had to apologize. But now that I, too, loved kombucha, there was a bigger problem--the...

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