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A Modern Homestead | Einkorn, Gardening, Canning

Hi, I'm Victoria and I love helping others lead a more self-sufficient life! Learn how to make delicious homemade food, grow your own garden, and preserve it all the way our grandparents did. Follow me and I'll help you on your journey with tried-and-true recipes, tips, and more!

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Best Fudgy Brownies (Chewy & Gooey!)

These homemade fudge brownies have a thin layer of crunch on top, and a dark gooey center, making them the perfect brownies! With a rich dark chocolate flavor and chewy edges, these homemade brownies check all the boxes! Whether you are using einkorn or modern wheat, white sugar or panela, these brownies are the best! GET THE RECIPE: Best Fudge Brownies Recipe More Chocolate Recipes To Try Next If these brownies hit the spot, here are a few more of our favorite chocolate-packed recipes to try...

about 11 hours ago • 1 min read

Soft and fluffy, homemade hot dog buns are a delightful treat... and easier than you think! This recipe will help you learn exactly how to make your own hot dog buns with ease. I've included directions for einkorn flour and modern wheat, so this is a hot dog bun recipe for everyone! I've also updated my homemade hamburger buns recipe to include weight measurements for the einkorn! That was an older post that I shared last week and the weight measurements had not been added yet. GET THE...

12 days ago • 1 min read

This easy breakfast casserole recipe is stuffed with eggs, cheese, bacon, potatoes, and a little spinach. It's perfect for a simple breakfast for the family and fancy enough to serve at brunch! No matter when you serve it, this dish will be on heavy rotation for your family! I like to make a big batch and reheat individual servings for a week of easy mornings! GET THE RECIPE: One-Bowl Breakfast Casserole Even More Delicious Breakfast Ideas Whether you want something with high protein, or you...

about 1 month ago • 1 min read

If you've never made meatballs before, rest assured, this recipe is so simple! It yields melt-in-your-mouth meatballs that you can enjoy right away, or make in bulk for an easy dinner any time! This recipe is gluten-free and can be made with beef, pork, or Italian sausage. No matter what, these meatballs are a winner! GET THE RECIPE: Homemade Meatballs Even More Dinner Idea Classic Homemade Lasagna Homemade Enchiladas Easy Shepherd's Pie

about 1 month ago • 1 min read

These old-fashioned iced oatmeal cookies are soft in the middle and crisp on the edges, the perfect combination! With warm spices that are balanced by the vanilla icing on top, these oatmeal cookies will delight the whole family! Whether you are using einkorn or modern wheat, granulated sugar or a zero-calorie alternative, these cookies are the BEST! GET THE RECIPE: Old-Fashioned Iced Oatmeal Cookies More Delightful Recipes To Try Next If you loved these classic iced oatmeal cookies, here are...

about 2 months ago • 1 min read

While I can't say that I've always loved eggs in general, this egg salad was perfection from the first moment I tried it! A wonderful way to use up eggs during the heavy laying seasons (if you have chickens) or just an easy-to-make staple to have on hand... you can't go wrong here! This is the best classic egg salad recipe with creamy dressing and a hint of dill. Serve this on warm bread or on its own for a delicious and hearty meal any time! GET THE RECIPE: Classic Egg Salad Even More...

about 2 months ago • 1 min read

When we lived in the big city there was a P.F. Chang's restaurant about 5 miles from my house. This was very dangerous as I was completely in love with their Chang's Spicy Chicken! So, at least once a week, we would go there to eat, or bring it home to enjoy on a weekend. When we moved to the country, there wasn't a P.F. Chang's for over 100 miles! This meant I had to figure out how to make it on my own, and after 8 years of trial and error, I've finally nailed it! Sweet and spicy, this...

2 months ago • 1 min read

Tex-Mex is one of my favorite cuisines, which makes sense as I'm a tenth-generation Texan. But finding out I was allergic to the pesticides used on conventional corn meant that I had to give it up almost 2 decades ago! So now, we make our own Tex-Mex at home with organic corn products, and honestly, it's as good as anything I've ever had in even the best restaurants! This Tex-Mex inspired Cheese Enchilada Recipe is absolutely the BEST! Enchiladas are easier than you think – corn tortillas...

3 months ago • 1 min read

Fresh blackberry jelly is a seasonal delight around here since we have 40+ blackberry bushes that explode with fruit for about 4 weeks in the spring. I usually stay inside washing and canning juice and jelly while my husband is out harvesting all the blackberries. It's a wonderful experience that I look forward to every year! This blackberry jelly is made without any added pectin and can be customized to your sugar preferences. You can make this blackberry jelly with fresh or frozen...

3 months ago • 1 min read

Big, soft, homemade Einkorn Cinnamon Rolls are such a delight, especially when smothered in a rich cream cheese icing that melts into the warm rolls. These easy cinnamon rolls are the perfect breakfast treat for any special occasion. They are especially delicious on Christmas morning and Easter! This recipe has been updated with all the tricks I've learned over the last 8 years, to make these the BEST ooey-gooey cinnamon rolls ever! GET THE RECIPE: Classic Einkorn Cinnamon Rolls More...

3 months ago • 1 min read
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