Skip to Content

Eligh Miller-Polivka

Hello, my name is Eligh! born in Portland, Oregon. I am a very passionate forager, i enjoy sharing knowledge,
I like to put a spin on popular dishes and creating new dishes, using foraged foods.
i hunt, fish, raise many different kinds of animals, and have a wide variety of ways of getting my own food.
i very much enjoy plant, tree, mushroom identification and there uses for food, beverage and medicine.
follow along! as i create dishes using all of the things that grow outside your door.

HOW TO PLANT A FRUIT TREE

When it comes to planting fruit trees I hear more horror stories than success stories. But, it does not have to be that way! Following a few simple steps you can give your fruit tree a high chance of success! The best time to plant a tree was 20 years ago. The second best time …

Read More about HOW TO PLANT A FRUIT TREE

Lemon White Chocolate Cheesecake

Lemon White Chocolate Cheesecake is the most delicious and decadent cheesecake most people have ever had. I have made and eaten much cheesecake and this one is simply a homerun. I get constant compliments on this cheesecake saying its the best they have ever had. Just want the crust recipe? This Perfect Graham Cracker Crust …

Read More about Lemon White Chocolate Cheesecake

Easy Creamed Honey Recipe

Creamed Honey is an interesting method of preventing honey from crystallizing. The result of creaming honey provides a product that has certain benefits over liquid honey! With improved texture and spreadability this is something you will want to make again and again. Try creamed honey on top of Homemade Yogurt, OR some Homemade Cottage Cheese.If …

Read More about Easy Creamed Honey Recipe

Homemade Purple Sauerkraut

Homemade Sauerkraut is a very old method of preserving food for a long period of time. Being invented at least 2000 years ago, there is a reason why this super nutritious food is still around and popular. For another gut healthy food to make at home, try my Homemade Yogurt Recipe! It is easy and …

Read More about Homemade Purple Sauerkraut

Homemade Cottage Cheese

Homemade Cottage Cheese is surprisingly easy to make! With only a few simple steps and a few simple ingredients you can whip this up in very little time! The results are much better than one can get at the store. Homesteading is one of our many passions. If you are here you may be interested …

Read More about Homemade Cottage Cheese

EASY HOMEMADE LARD RECIPE

Homemade lard is a traditional way of taking fat and turning it into a very diverse and useful ingredient. Use of traditional lard is shown to improve heart health and reduce depression. This method will work with fat from any animal. For different ways to use lard, try Homemade Soap for a tradition use for …

Read More about EASY HOMEMADE LARD RECIPE

CREAMY COLESLAW RECIPE

The Creamy Poppy Seed Coleslaw recipe is absolutely to die for! If there is anyone that says they don’t like coleslaw let this try this one. You will want to dip into the fridge for bites after everyone goes home! For an amazing appetizer that will be almost too good to eat, try the Best …

Read More about CREAMY COLESLAW RECIPE