Homestead Recipes

Easy Instant Pot Pot Roast

Prep: 15 minutes 

Cook: 1 hour 

Makes: Aprox 8-12 servings 


  • Aprox 3 Lbs Chuck Roast 
  • 2 Cups Beef Broth 
  • 4-6 Medium-Sized Potatoes 
  • 1 Lb Bag of Baby Carrots 
  • 1 Large Yellow Onion 
  • 3 Cloves Garlic 
  • 1 Package Lipton Onion…
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Instant Pot Pulled Pork

Prep: 30 mins 

Cook: 70 minutes 

Serves: 8-10 


  • 5-6 pound Boston Butt 
  • 3 Cups Chicken Broth 
  • 2 Tsp Worcestershire Sauce 
  • 2 Preparations of Universal Dry Rub (see HERE for more) 
    • 3 Tbs Light Brown Sugar 
    • 2 Tsp Salt 
    • 1…
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Egg Drop Soup

Prep: 5 minutes 

Cook: 5 minutes 

Makes: Aprox 4 servings 


  • 4 Cups Chicken Broth 
  • ¼ Tsp Garlic Powder 
  • 1 Tsp Sesame Oil (optional) 
  • 4 Med-Large Eggs 
  • 1 Tsp Corn Starch 
  • 2-3 Tsp Room Temp Water 

Pour Chicken Broth with…

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Universal Dry Rub

A dry rub is essential when preparing meat. Especially slow cooked or smoked. Our Universal Dry Rub compliments pork, beef, chicken, venison, you name it. 

Super easy to quickly throw together, and no need for uncommon components. This recipe will…

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Instapot Chicken Broth

Prep: 15 minutes 

Cook: 2 hours 

Cool: Overnight 

Makes: Aprox 1 Gallon 


Bones/Carcass of 1 Grocery Store Roasted Chicken 

2 Cups Celery 

2 Cups Carrots 

1 Medium Yellow Onion 

8 Cloves Garlic 

2-3 Tbsp Salt 

1 Gallon Water 


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Honey Sriracha Chicken Noodles

Honey Sriracha Chicken Noodles 

Modified from the Carlsbad Cravings Recipe 

Serves: 6 

Prep: 20 minutes 

Cook: 15 minutes 


1 pound Chicken Breast, cubed 

Olive oil 

9 oz thin spaghetti 

2 green onions, chopped 

2 cups cabbage, ribboned 

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Halusky Casserole

Halusky Casserole 

Halusky is a varied, traditional Slavic dish, typically prepared with noodles or dumplings. American recipes commonly add cabbage, as we have here. We also added a tomato sauce and treated it as a casserole…as any proper Southerner would…

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Tomato Base

Tomato Base 

Prep Time: 20 minutes 

Cook Time: 60 minutes 

8-10 Fresh Tomatoes 

3 TSP Salt 

1 TBSP Lemon Juice (fresh or bottle) 

Core tomatoes. Cut shallow “x” on the bottom of each. Drop in boiling water for 60 seconds…

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Strawberry Cobbler

This recipe is a mixture of the Watt’s Cookin’ recipe that my mama used, and the Blue Willow Inn Cookbook for the biscuit (crust) dough. This is not the “rising crust” or the cake crust that many of us are…

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Pickled Okra

Pickled Okra 

Prep Time: 10 minutes 

Cook Time: 5 minutes 


About 2 Pounds Fresh Okra 

5 Cups White Vinegar 

5 Cups Water 

6 Tsp Pickling Salt 

4 Tsp Dill Seeds 

Black Peppercorns 

Diced Garlic (fresh or prepared) 

Dried Dill 

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