Stearns Homestead


Helpful Horse Care Basics & Hints

Aspects like age, breed, activity level, season and underlying health issues all affect the way an owner needs to care for a horse. Some equines are kept more like pets and are prone to weight gain and their diets will need adjustment for the decreased activity level. Other horses may be quite clumsy and get […]

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Handy Hints for Raising Ducklings!

The Eggs! If you have your own breeding ducks but plan to incubate the eggs artificially, collect the eggs daily to ensure they are as clean as possible. Most breeders avoid washing eggs and advise you to only incubate clean ones but I must admit that some of our little ones came from muddy eggs! Store eggs […]

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Old Fashion Baked Beans – recipe

Ingredients: 1 lb. dried beans 1/2 teaspoon baking soda 1/4 lb. salt pork; cubed 1 teaspoon salt 1 small onion; diced 1/4 cup ketchup or barbecue sauce 5 tablespoons of brown sugar 4 tablespoons molasses 1/4 teaspoon cinnamon 1/4 teaspoon cloves 1 apple; cored Mix together and bake 350 degrees till thickened..

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