Easy, step-by-step directions for making lye from wood ashes. Homemade lye is indispensable on the homestead for making soap, stripping hides and bleaching linens when store-bought products are not available.
Crockpot Black Beans & Rice - a classic, dump and go slow cooker recipe perfect with sour cream and chips or stir in leftover taco meat for a full meal! I changed: 1 c instant brown rice & water Rotella tomatoes instead of salsa Less salt/chili powder
"Brown rice—higher in fiber and other nutrients than its white counterpart—is the perfect vehicle for this quick, protein-heavy lunch." Source: Rice Bowl with Fried Egg and Avocado Recipe - Bon Appétit