Melissa Norris grew up living simply and using old-fashioned skills, and noticed as a grown up that most people didn't know how to preserve or raise their own food. And so, she's on a mission to help people bring these and other pioneering skills in the modern world.
Get to know Melissa through the links and information below, and of course through this podcast. Plus… the tip of the week!
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Tip of the Week: Plain Ole Salve
Want a nourishing alternative to petroleum jelly? Check out this recipe from Backdoor Survival where you make your own from coconut oil, olive oil, and beeswax!
” I just reviewed your sourdough starter video and hope that will help me with mine which I have been working on for over one month with little success. I am thinking it may have something to do with the type of flour I am using – Einkorn flour – a heritage grain because I am trying to stay away from modern wheat and all that gluten it contains. I see in your video that the sourdough yeast helps to break down the gluten. Does this mean that it will help to neutralize the ill effects of all that bad protein and gluten found in modern wheat? I have also been trying red fife flour which is grown locally near here on Manitoulin Island and will that help the sourdough starter grow? I am really trying to find a substitute for modern wheat products and do not overly enjoy almond flour bread etc.”
Link for Paul: Einkorn Sourdough Bread recipe at Jovial Foods.
About Melissa K. Norris
“Melissa K. Norris is an author, blogger, wife, mother, and modern homesteader, inspiring your faith and pioneer roots at www.melissaknorris.com She shares how to implement the best of the pioneer lifestyle into our modern world with heirloom gardening, from scratch cooking, preserving the harvest, raising livestock, and embracing the simple life, while giving God the glory.”
- Melissa's blog
- Melissa K. Norris on Facebook
- Melissa K. Norris on Pinterest
- Melissa's podcast “Pioneering Today”
- Melissa's No-Knead Bread
- Melissa's Honey Whole Wheat Buttermilk Sandwich Bread
- How to Save and Store Your Heirloom Garden Seeds
- Raising Your Own Grass-Fed Beef
- How to Use a Pressure Cooker (and Green Bean Canning Tutorial)
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