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Jill Winger, creator of the award-winning blog The Prairie Homestead, introduces her debut The Prairie Homestead Cookbook, including 100+ delicious, wholesome recipes made with fresh ingredients to bring the flavors and spirit of homestead cooking to any kitchen table.
With a foreword by bestselling author Joel Salatin
The Pioneer Woman Cooks meets 100 Days of Real Food, on the Wyoming prairie. While Jill produces much of her own food on her Wyoming ranch, you don’t have to grow all—or even any—of your own food to cook and eat like a homesteader. Jill teaches people how to make delicious traditional American comfort food recipes with whole ingredients and shows that you don’t have to use obscure items to enjoy this lifestyle. And as a busy mother of three, Jill knows how to make recipes easy and delicious for all ages.
"Jill takes you on an insightful and delicious journey of becoming a homesteader. This book is packed with so much easy to follow, practical, hands-on information about steps you can take towards integrating homesteading into your life. It is packed full of exciting and mouth-watering recipes and heartwarming stories of her unique adventure into homesteading. These recipes are ones I know I will be using regularly in my kitchen." - Eve Kilcher
These 109 recipes include her family’s favorites, with maple-glazed pork chops, butternut Alfredo pasta, and browned butter skillet corn. Jill also shares 17 bonus recipes for homemade sauces, salt rubs, sour cream, and the like—staples that many people are surprised to learn you can make yourself. Beyond these recipes, The Prairie Homestead Cookbook shares the tools and tips Jill has learned from life on the homestead, like how to churn your own butter, feed a family on a budget, and experience all the fulfilling satisfaction of a DIY lifestyle.
Jill Winger and her family pursue a lifestyle of modern-homesteading on the wide open prairies of Wyoming. They dabble in a variety of small-scale agricultural endeavors including organic gardening, grass-fed beef cattle, home dairying, poultry, and more.
Jill blogs at The Prairie Homestead where she encourages others to return to their roots, no matter where they live. Her blog was among the Top Traditional Food Bloggers at the 2017 BITAN Awards and the Top 10 Homestead Bloggers for From Scratch Magazine. She has been featured in HuffPost, BuzzFeed, and Fox News Magazine.
Her cookbooks include Natural Homestead: 40+ Recipes for Natural Critters & Crops and The Prairie Homestead Cookbook: Simple Recipes for Heritage Cooking in Any Kitchen.