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The prairie homestead cookbook : simple recipes for heritage cooking in any kitchen / Jill Winger.
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ISBN:
9781250190192
Edition:
First edition.
Publication Information:
New York : Flatiron Books, 2019.

©2019
Physical Description:
ix, 357 pages : colour illustrations ; 27 cm
General Note:
Includes index.
Abstract:
You don’t have to grow all—or even any—of your own food to cook and eat like a homesteader. Jill teaches people how to make delicious traditional American comfort food recipes with whole ingredients and shows that you don’t have to use obscure items to enjoy this lifestyle. And as a busy mother of three, Jill knows how to make recipes easy and delicious for all ages. This book is packed with so much easy to follow, practical, hands-on information about steps you can take towards integrating homesteading into your life. It is packed full of exciting and mouth-watering recipes and heartwarming stories of her unique adventure into homesteading. In addition to her family's favorites, Jill shares 17 bonus recipes for homemade sauces, salt rubs, sour cream, and the like—staples that many people are surprised to learn you can make yourself. She also shares the tools and tips she has learned from life on the homestead, like how to churn your own butter, feed a family on a budget, and experience all the fulfilling satisfaction of a DIY lifestyle.
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Summary

The Pioneer Woman Cooks meets 100 Days of Real Food, on the Wyoming prairie. While Jill produces much of her own food on her Wyoming ranch, you don't have to grow all--or even any--of your own food to cook and eat like a homesteader. Jill teaches people how to make delicious traditional American comfort food recipes with whole ingredients and shows that you don't have to use obscure items to enjoy this lifestyle. And as a busy mother of three, Jill knows how to make recipes easy and delicious for all ages.The recipes include her family's favorites, with maple-glazed pork chops, butternut Alfredo pasta, and browned butter skillet corn. Jill also shares bonus recipes for homemade sauces, salt rubs, sour cream, and the like--staples that many people are surprised to learn you can make yourself. Beyond these recipes, The Prairie Homestead Cookbook shares the tools and tips Jill has learned from life on the homestead, like how to churn your own butter, feed a family on a budget, and experience all the fulfilling satisfaction of a DIY lifestyle.


Author Notes

Jill Winger and her family pursue a lifestyle of modern-homesteading on the wide-open prairies of Wyoming. They dabble in a variety of small-scale agricultural endeavors including organic gardening, grass-fed beef cattle, home dairying, poultry, and more. Jill blogs at The Prairie Homestead, where she encourages others to return to their roots, no matter where they live. She has been featured in HuffPost, BuzzFeed, and Fox News Magazine.


Table of Contents

Joel Salatin
Forewordp. viii
Introduction: Returning to Our Rootsp. 1
Part 1 Recipes
Farm & Family Favoritesp. 23
Country Breakfastsp. 24
Hearty Mainsp. 52
Farm-Style Sidesp. 110
Home Bakeryp. 150
Old-Fashioned Sweetsp. 182
Homestead Sipsp. 214
Prairie Pantry Staplesp. 234
Part 2 Homesteading
Growing Your Own Ingredientsp. 271
Herbs & Veggiesp. 278
Eggs, Milk & Meatp. 292
Stocking the Larderp. 329
A Final Wordp. 345
Acknowledgementsp. 346
Resourcesp. 348
Indexp. 350