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There is nothing quite like whipping up a batch of butter. Whatever cooking you’re doing, homemade butter takes it to the next level. And, it’s sure to wow anyone. This lost art is a must for every homesteader. Churning butter is a favorite in our kitchen. It’s a weekly task, giving rise to the most […]

Home Dairy, Recipe

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I said goodbye to my best friend a week ago and all of us sobbed. Patty Cake was the heart of our homestead. She greeted me at the gate every morning, rain or shine, excited to see what goodies I had for her from the kitchen. Patty taught countless people to milk and tolerated anyone […]

Home Dairy

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I was going to title this: How to Tell Your Husband You Want a Milk Cow. But, that wouldn’t really be accurate either. You see. I occasionally get a wild hair and I’m really thankful I married someone who supports my crazy on the daily. (Thank you Jesus for this patient man. Amen.) We had […]

Home Dairy