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Blogging about living as softly on the earth as possible in our ranch homestead paradise
Blogging about living as softly on the earth as possible in our ranch homestead paradise

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When my sis offered an empty Parmesan cheese container for me to repurpose I was excited. See how it simplifies my life in the kitchen.

http://taylormadehomestead.com/parmesan-cheese-container/

#TaylorMadeHomestead - #Repurpose - #UseWhatchaGot

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Leftover Biscuit Dough? Make Cinnamon Rolls! I take the scrap dough from homemade biscuits & make a small pan of cinnamon rolls. They bake right alongside my biscuits!

http://taylormadehomestead.com/biscuit-dough-cinnamon-rolls/

#TaylorMadeHomestead - #CinnamonRolls - #ScrapDough - #LovinFromTheOven

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I always feel panic when unexpected company shows. I polled our followers to see if they felt the same. Their responses were hilarious!

http://taylormadehomestead.com/unexpected-company/

#TaylorMadeHomestead - #UnexpectedCompany

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Bread-baking day is HUGE for using my phone. I have Siri set the timer for KitchenAid mix time, rise time, bake time, etc. I used to have to set the timer on the oven every time but Siri makes it so much easier (and portable!)

What's your favorite smart phone feature?

http://taylormadehomestead.com/5-ways-smart-phone-helps-homestead/

#TaylorMadeHomestead - #ILoveSiri - #SmartPhone

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We've been out of bread for several days. RancherMan's not complained but I know he doesn't like commercial bread. So since it's raining today I'm making his favorite sandwich bread recipe. I've tweaked the recipe to make 3 loaves instead of two. I'll keep 2 for sandwich bread & the third will have jalapenos and cheese mixed in for a little sumpin' - sumpin'!

http://taylormadehomestead.com/finally-a-soft-delicious-sandwich-bread/

#TaylorMadeHomestad - #HomemadeBread

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Wild hogs are destructive & plentiful. This post includes a short video showing them streaming across a pasture. But they're just escaped domestic pigs - they're pork, they're edible! See how we successfully trap them.

http://taylormadehomestead.com/trapping-wild-hogs/

#TaylorMadeHomestead - #WildHogs - #DestructivePests - #WildGameRecipes

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COWBOY CHILI RECIPE! If you love chili you'll love this one - it's a hearty recipe that includes beef, Black Beans and Dark BEER!

http://taylormadehomestead.com/recipe-tmr-cowboy-beef-bean-chili/

#TaylorMadeHomestead - #HomemadeChili - #BlackBeans - #DarkBeer - #AwardWinner

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Our cows are a beef breed, not a milk breed. But still occasionally there's a reason for me to milk one out. Today's the day... You know you're a real country girl when you milk a cow. By hand. WHEW! That's hard work, y'all.

But I'm looking forward to using that fresh milk & cream!

http://taylormadehomestead.com/milking-my-first-cow-using-fresh-milk/

#TaylorMadeHomestead - #FreshMilk - #FreshCream

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Half a gallon of milk got too close to it's use-by date and was lightly soured. So I made cottage cheese with it. Very quick & so easy!

http://taylormadehomestead.com/soured-milk-cottage-cheese/

#TaylorMadeHomestead - #SouredMilk - #CottageCheese - #LowWaste

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TRIPLE-CHOCOLATE NO-BAKE TRUFFLES - They are delicious and so easy to make. Check out the simple recipe.

http://taylormadehomestead.com/homemade-triple-chocolate-no-bake-truffles/

#TaylorMadeHomestead - #DecadentTreat - #Truffles - #Chocolate
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