A bike-powered grain mill is a more efficient and incredibly fun way to grind your own whole-grain flours and meals. Check out our video of the MOTHER EARTH NEWS staff using a GrainMaker mill to grind 'Floriani' grain corn into a nutritious cornmeal.
Milling flour hasn’t changed much in 150 years. Clean the wheat, grind it and sift it (if you want “white” flour). Some good folks here in Kansas have built a replica of an 1880s flour mill — from oak and cottonwood trees on the building site — and filled it with vintage equipment that they’ve carefully restored.
If you’ve always wondered how to make sausage at home, this primer will get you started in sausage making.
Connect a bike to a grain grinder to discover a whole new world of pedal power possibility.
The compact design and the carbide steel cutting teeth of the ECHO Bear Cat Stump Grinders.
King Arthur Flour has added a new category to its line of premium baking products available in supermarkets nationwide: flax.
How we persist until our 11 cords of firewood is accomplished and then re structure our lives.
Ira Wallace talks about heirloom grinding corns that provide resilience and sustenance to gardener interested in self reliance. Includes a recipe for Southern style cornbread muffins.
The great doughnut experiment begins.
If you want a superior doughnut (or any product), start with the best.
Land Pride is proud to announce four new skid Grapples in 12 different sizes as well as a skid-mounted Stump Grinder. These completely new attachments feature the same quality and durability that you’ve come to expect from Land Pride.
Fresh apple cider is a traditional part of fall harvest celebrations - a part that we at MOTHER EARTH NEWS wouldn't miss! We put the Whizbang Apple Grinder and Cider Press to the test, and happily sampled the fresh apple cider as a result.
Summing up the past week with a few highlights that help to illustrate how we've been getting along in the ending days of the 2012 winter season.
One farm is able to combine cost savings, with energy sustainability by using a Savonius rotor.
Quick! Boil some water! We need bagels, and we need them now. In this post, we are going to make bagels, perhaps one of the weirder breads you can make. It's not hard, it's fun even, but different.
Take a tour of the mills and mountains of the Ozarks of Missouri and Arkansas, home to some of the finest remaining historic gristmills that still exist in the U.S.A. Based on the popular Historic Ozarks Mills book created by award-winning photographer Mike McArthy. Hydropower's energy-producing capacity is getting well-deserved attention these days, and these old mills provide inspiration.
Bleached, colored, preserved and flavored, white bread is practically devoid of nutrition.
This is part 1 of my adventures in KAF Land, or King Arthur Flour, Norwich, Vt. If you want to go to baker heaven, this is the place to be. They have everything once could imagine for baking, and then some.
Donna Pellegrin shares her mother's stories of growing up on a fertile, bountiful farm during the Great Depression, and of the homesteading skills that kept them well fed.
This is part two of my visit to King Arthur Flour, the concluding blog of the four-day event.
Here's your opportunity to win a dough whisk from King Arthur Flour. This odd-looking contraption does a fantastic job of mixing together all kinds of dough.
Have you ever had leftover bread, but you don't want to throw it away or give it to the birds? Here's what you do: Panzanella. This Italian salad will throw your taste buds for a loop, and it all starts with leftover, stale bread.
Our winner of the KAF dough whisk is Dea Keen, and here is her pizza dough recipe.
This is a beginner's guide to getting started with sourdough bread making. With directions on how to make your own starter, or where to order some, this will get you on your way towards making some delicious breads, biscuits, pancakes or waffles.
A review of Elana Amsterdam's Gluten-Free Cupcakes.
If you just happen to need white dinner rolls for a crowd at Thanksgiving, here's the recipe. Also, check out some really cool contests and special offers from King Arthur Flour.