PROJECT: Simple Raised Beds for the Garden

Raised beds are a great way to organize the garden. I kill sections of my garden every year. It drives my family crazy, but me, not so much. I do what I can do, then I “Where’s Waldo” for a tomato in July. This is my first year working remotely. So,...

Alcohol 101: Make Your Own Amaretto

Don’t buy that amaretto! Make it instead.  Are you spending $40 in the store for a bottle of amaretto?  You shouldn’t. This is a simple make at home recipe. Save the fancy bottle you drained at Christmas and make a never ending bottle for yourself, or make...

Never Buy Vanilla Again

Vanilla is the second-highest priced spice in the world. Saffron is the first.  I don’t use saffron much but I could drink vanilla. Two problems: I can’t grow vanilla on the Poser Homestead. And… who can afford to buy it these days. It’s fifty...

Canning 101: How to Preserve the Harvest (safely!)

Canning 101: Preserve the Harvest & Your Wallet Canning’s not just for grandmother’s anymore. Whether you’ve got a survivalist bunker or you’re a foodie crying because the last fresh blueberry dropped off the bush, canning is for you. Canning and food...

FREE Kombucha–The Easy DIY Guide to Brewing It Yourself

I made fun of my California friends and their kombucha until I tasted it, and I had to apologize. But it costs a million dollars. There was no way I could afford to keep myself stocked. Additionally, I hate one-use bottles. So, I set out to decode the secrets and make...