How to Milk a Cow Want to know how to milk a cow? Here’s a quick video of how we milk our family dairy cow including: how we clean her, the milking stanchion we use, and how we filter the milk. We’ve had experience milking our previous cows, but this is only a few day’s into
We’ve got geese at The Elliott Homestead. So naturally, that means we had to do some research and work on building a goose shelter. Here’s our latest video showing us building a goose shelter. It’s super quick and easy to do! Stay tuned for more awesome videos and future posts on geese! Don’t forget: Subscribe to
We are having fun making videos here at The Elliott Homestead. This latest video shows how to butcher a rabbit. Plus, we talk a bit about which rabbit breed we have here on the farm. I’ve written before about how to harvest rabbits, so make sure you check out that post and then watch the video. Together,
Our latest video is all about Ducklings and our new favorite bread recipe here at The Elliott Homestead. Y’all probably know by now how much I love making my own bread. In the past, I’ve written about my traditional soaked wheat bread recipe, my einkorn cornbread recipe, french-style baguettes recipe, einkorn puff pastry recipe, and so
To death with the nasty rock fireplace! It’s time to replace this 70’s stamp with something much, much better. Subscribe to us on YouTube HERE and never miss a new video!
Follow us on YouTube HERE! We’re putting our bees to bed for the winter. Overwintering bees means…honey on the homestead! Check out our video here. We show you what beekeeping on the homestead looks like, plus, why we add a towel to the hive…Watch our Overwintering Bees video!
This year, we’re trying something a little bit different on the farm: we’re hatching chicks…in the middle of winter! We explain why we’re trying this in our video. So make sure to check it out and don’t forget to subscribe to our YouTube channel! Follow us on YouTube HERE!
Follow us on YouTube HERE! Check it out! Our first farrowing on the farm. It’s finally time to welcome our first litter of piglets and our first farrowing- and just in time for Christmas! Have you ever seen a pig give birth? You’re about to…Click here to watch our video.
Food on the homestead tastes like sizzling skewers of homegrown pork kebobs. Add garden fresh veggies and citrus quinoa for a mouthwatering meal any time of the year. Enjoy my recipes? Check out some more tasty down home cookin’: Fresh Lettuce Wraps Homemade Onion Rings Oven-Fried Zucchini with Garlic Aioli Simple Chocolate Mousse
These homestead-style lettuce wraps are an easy way to transform leftovers into a crisp, energizing new dish. Just take whatever you’ve got on hand and make it work.