Homestead Living

5 Tips for Freezing Food in Mason Jars

frozen food in mason jars

Trying to avoid plastic? Freezing mason jars is a safe & easy method of storing food, making meals ahead of time or preserving produce – if it’s done right.

Build a Rocket Stove from Concrete Blocks

silver saucepan on a rocket stove

A concrete block rocket stove is easy to make. Consider this method when you’re ready to learn build a rocket stove for outdoor cooking. The cookstove is almost as old as the campfire, and not much newer than the invention of fire itself. Needless to say, it’s been around for a long time, with very [...]

How to Freeze Food Without Plastic – 8+ Easy Tactics for Less Waste

frozen berries in a bowl on a rustic wood board

In recent memory, the consumers’ go-to for freezing foods has been plastic. But now that we’ve discovered that BPA (bisphenol-A) comes with certain health risks (and now, whoops! its replacement, BPS, might be even more damaging!) lots of people are looking for alternatives.

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