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Pork Rillette Recipe…

Pork. Porky, pork, pork. It's on my mind. And it's in my belly. And in my freezer. And in my refrigerator. And hanging in my kitchen.  After butchering the pigs last week, well, pork became … [Read More...]

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How To Butcher Pigs…

WARNING: GRAPHIC IMAGES OF ANIMAL BUTCHERING. YOU'VE BEEN WARNED. Truthfully, I thought it would be harder to say goodbye to our pastured pigs - Wallace and Chester. And as Brandon Sheard (aka: … [Read More...]

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10 Most Important…

This month marks the year anniversary of something very great, my friends. Something so great that it's benefit to our homestead is truly immeasurable. That is, the year anniversary of owning our … [Read More...]

Homestead Barn Hop | The Elliott Homestead

Homestead Barn Hop…

This is a big week for us on the homestead. We're getting ready to host a seminar on butchering pigs! Wallace and Chester have been wonderful companions on the farm, but this week, they're getting … [Read More...]

Essential Oils Aren't God (Why This Oil-Lovin' Mama Had To Call It Out) | The Elliott Homestead (.com)

Essential Oils…

I use a lot of essential oils. Like. A lot of them. And I love them. Let's just all remember that as we continue on in this post, shall we? As many of you know, I sell and promote doTERRA oils … [Read More...]

When Daddy's Away... | The Elliott Homestead (.com)

When Daddy’s…

When Daddy's away, Mama takes a 20 minutes car ride into town for overpriced lattes all too often. And when Daddy's away, the eggs don't get collected for days on end because it's never the most … [Read More...]

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Browned Chicken…

I've been having so much fun creating recipes for my new cookbook is should be illegal. Ma'am, you're under arrest for finding far too much joy in that chicken thigh dish. Please step away from the … [Read More...]

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How To Butcher A…

WARNING: PHOTOS OF BUTCHERING CHICKENS FOLLOW. KNIVES. BLOOD. DEATH. PROCEED WITH DISCRETION. The first of many harvests took place this weekend, as it was time to send our beloved (or rather, … [Read More...]

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Homemade Pesto…

Pretend you're in a corn maze... except for corn, you're surrounded by basil. Yes. Basil. So actually, let's pretend you're in a basil maze. A maze of basil. Lost, wandering, gently pushing the basil … [Read More...]

Homestead Barn Hop | The Elliott Homestead

Homestead Barn Hop…

Happy Monday, my friends! Let's link up new posts and see what everyone else has been up to on their homesteads! SOME SIMPLE GUIDELINES: 1. Please remember that the Homestead Barn Hop is meant to be … [Read More...]

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