Cool Stuff – Videos

Cowboy Coffee

Do you know how to make the best cup of campfire coffee? Let me show you how. In this episode of Modern Pioneering I show you how to make make delicious campfire coffee while camping using this Cowboy Coffee recipe. And I even have a secret trick if your coffee is too acidic, you won’t believe what it is! Be sure you’re subscribed to my show for more Modern Pioneering […]

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How to String and Dry Peppers

Got an abundance of peppers from your garden? Or love all of the pepper varieties you are finding in the store or farmers market? In today’s Modern Pioneering episode I show you how to string and dry peppers to store for year round use. It’s the gift that keeps on giving! How to String and Dry Peppers: What did you think of this video? Have you subscribed to my YouTube Channel? […]

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Succulent Tips for Beginners

Have you ever grown succulents? Do you know how much to water them or how much sun they need? The answers may surprise you. In this latest Modern Pioneering episode I share my succulent tips for beginners. Follow these easy steps to grow beautiful succulents all year round. Succulent Tips for Beginners: What did you think of this video? Have you subscribed to my YouTube Channel? It’s free and you’ll learn […]

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DIY Coffee Body Scrub

Your leftover coffee grinds can be used to make a DIY treatment that can have benefits for your skin. Here is how to make a DIY Coffee Body Scrub by upcycling what you have. This is a great way to tighten skin and reduce cellulite. For more Modern Pioneering tips like this be sure to subscribe to my YouTube series for free. DIY Coffee Body Scrub: What items do you […]

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Peanut Butter Cup S’Mores Dip

What’s your favorite campfire treat? My latest video from my YouTube series just dropped! And you’re not going to want to miss this one. It’s drool worthy and one of my favorite treats. Make this decadent cast iron s’mores dip recipe on your next camping trip or in the oven. This is a Peanut Butter Cup S’Mores Dip, the perfect way to use your cast iron skillet if you ask me. Peanut […]

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Watch My New YouTube Series!

Hi Friend. Have you ever wanted to take more time for creative activities but feel like there aren’t enough hours in the day? Or maybe you want to become a little more savvy in the garden and the wild but don’t quite know where to start? Or do you sometimes want new wild game recipes or cooking inspiration that you can turn to at a moment’s notice? Well today I want to share […]

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How to Quarter a Chicken

Do you know how to quarter a whole chicken? Buying a whole chicken is more economical than buying its parts. You can easily quarter it yourself at home and then roast the carcass and turn it into chicken soup and stock. Master these few steps to quarter your own chicken and you will stretch your dollars much further. You can cook these parts all at once, or you can wrap […]

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Outdoor Style for Women

One of the most common questions I get is what I wear on my outdoor adventures, and what outdoor style for women I am liking. There isn’t a lot of gear out there dedicated to women that feels stylish and feminine and functional. I’ve written in the past about things for women to wear in the outdoors, feeling beautiful in the outdoors, and tips for women to get the right […]

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Venison Meatloaf

My grandmother Frances Pellegrini was a home cook extraordinaire. Whenever she invited me to dinner growing up, I always requested her meatloaf. This is her recipe, taken from a family recipe book, as best as it can be put into words. She never was one to take measurements; it was always about whim and intuition. And there was something in her kitchen air that made this meatloaf turn out a […]

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Italian Style Venison Meatballs

Our contributor Anjuli is back with another delicious recipe! The moment the temperature drops below 70 degrees in September, even if it’s only for a day or two, my kitchen turns into a mad scientist’s playground. That is how these home ground, Italian style venison meatballs or, as a friendly taste tester dubbed them – ‘meat candy’, came into existence. The very best part about these?! The venison came from […]

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