A Seasonal Guide to Cooking, Preserving & Natural Homekeeping
The Hands-On Home is a fresh take on modern homekeeping. Filled with recipes, tips, and inspiration, it is your guide to building a more productive, sustainable, and satisfying home.
This no-nonsense, seasonal guidebook covers everything from cooking and preserving to nontoxic home and personal care. With wit and wisdom, The Hands-On Home will help you achieve a healthy, DIY lifestyle.
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"The Hands-On Home contains incredibly valuable wisdom to help us minimize our consumerism and produce more of what we need, right in our own homes. Erica's engaging and witty tone will surely make the experience fun for anyone who wants a healthier and more abundant life!"
"Erica Strauss provides expert insight into everything we should have learned from our wise great-grandmothers. Season by season, room by room, Strauss is your skilled guide to a more holistic and healthy way to celebrate domestic bliss."
“Reading Strauss’ handbook of modern homemaking is like having a very wise and funny friend at your elbow guiding the way towards a cleaner house, a healthier table, and a tastier pantry. With recipes for everything from beeswax candles to divine homemade yogurt, Strauss proves that the road to a happy life is paved by taking pleasure in making and using simple things.”
—Willi Galloway, author of Grow Cook Eat
"Get your hands on this detailed guide to turning your home into a center of production. Erica Strauss is one of the foremost practitioners of the new home economics."
—Erik Knutzen, co author with Kelly Coyne, of The Urban Homestead and Making It: Radical Home Ec for a Post-Consumer World