Easy Mason Jar Ring Storage :: Faulk Farmstead

Easy Mason Jar Ring Storage

Here on our homestead, canning season is in full-swing.  Wondering if you’ve hit that point yet?  Does your kitchen look like mine?  Mason jar lids and rings strewn all over the counters, a water bath canner that never gets put away, and a never-ending supply of jars cooling on the counter – Yup.  Full-swing.  Read more

Homemade Goat Milk Cajeta :: Faulk Farmstead

Homemade Goat Milk Cajeta

Cajeta:  Sweetened, caramelized goat’s milk   In our home, we love all things caramel-related.  Caramel ice cream, caramel in our coffee, SALTED CARAMEL.   So I’m sure you can imagine, when I set out to find new things to do with our fresh goat’s milk, I was slightly stoked to learn of cajeta.  Ok, ok.  ThereRead more

Cooking with Pastured Poultry: Liver & Sage Pate :: Faulk Farmstead

Cooking with Pastured Poultry: Liver Paté

Two months ago, we harvested our first flock of meat chickens.  Sure, we had butchered our share of ill-behaved roosters in the past, but this time was different.  We’re talking premeditated harvesting here.   For several months, we lovingly raised 20 Freedom Rangers to provide meat for our family.   We cared well for them,Read more

Exciting News to Share: Preserving Classes are Here!

I am thrilled to announce that I am finally taking the leap and sharing with you all one of my passions: Preserving! This summer I will be hosting a jam-making class right here at the Faulk Farmstead!  I am thrilled to share this event with 6 awesome peeps! Click here to learn more (and register)! Read more

Eating Local In Hawaii: A Local Bite Update :: Faulk Farmstead

Eating Local in Hawaii: A Local Bite Update

Curious what I’ve been up to on this blogging hiatus?  Family:  Nurturing of relationships, bonding with kids…  VACATION! . We were fortunate enough to spend 11 glorious days on the island of Kauai.  Gorgeous.  We snorkeled, swam, ATV’d (is that a word??), relaxed, and ate.  Yup, ate.  You KNOW food was on the top ofRead more

Our Top Seven Homesteading Kitchen Tools :: Faulk Farmstead

Our Top Seven Homesteading Kitchen Tools

    When people talk to me about our homestead, they want to hear about the animals, what we have growing in the soil – they want to hear about our land.   Our homestead, however, is so much more than just those things.  At the heart of our homestead?  Our kitchen.   This isRead more