Here you will find recourses to help further your Modern Home Economics knowledge! Below are lists of things I have personally found helpful and/or have enjoyed using.

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Berkey Water Filter System
Gravity fed water filtration systems for removing lead, iron, manganese, sulfur, chlorine, heavy metals, viruses, bacteria, fluoride and more from your well water, spring, river, pond water and municipal water supply.
from berkey usa
The Short Stack Cookbook
Organized by 18 ingredients, including Apples, Bacon, Brussels Sprouts, Butter, Cheddar, Eggs, Tomatoes, Greek Yogurt, Honey, Hot Chile Peppers, Kale, Lemons, Sourdough, Whole Chicken, and Winter Squash, it presents new ways to cook with everyday items.
from amazon
12-Quart Stockpot W/ Lid
This stockpot has an aluminum disc layered bottom for even/quick heat distribution and prevents hot spots. There is also a tempered glass lid with steam vent to view food, and it’s riveted handles stay cool and comfortable.
from amazon
Gingher Knife Edge Shears
Dressmaker Shears offer a longer cut ideal for cutting patterns, trimming seams or cutting long swaths of fabric.
from amazon
My Paris Market Cookbook - Updated
Based on Emily Dilling’s popular blog, ParisPaysanne.com, this fully updated new edition takes readers on a tour of Paris’s artisanal and craft food scene, including coverage of the latest developments and new generation of chefs and artisans who are indelibly changing the food climate.
from amazon
Balloon Whisk Set
The curvy shape of a balloon whisk conforms nicely to bowls, making it possible to scrape every surface and reach every corner.
from amazon
Microplane Zester/Grater
Microplanes do fine grating work way better than those tiny holes on a box grater. Whether you’re grating nutmeg or garlic, or zesting a lemon, this is the took to reach for.
from amazon
3/4 Thread Serger
Take your garment sewing to the next level! The versatile stitch options allow you to choose from 4 thread overlock, 3 thread overlock, narrow hem, rolled hem, and ribbon lock stitches. I never sew knits without it!
from amazon
Sewing Machine
An easy-to-use machine that is built for durability and flexibility. It comes with 165 unique utility, decorative, heirloom and alphanumeric stitches, including eight styles of one-step, auto-size buttonholes. These features allow you to easily construct everything from garments to quilting masterpieces.
from amazon
Grapefruit Spoon
The serrated edge on this spoon allows it to separate grapefruit sections with ease, and provides a rough edge to scrape the sides of a grapefruit, ginger and more!
from amazon
Nut Milk Bag
Use this easy-pour pouch to make delicious homemade vegan milks such as almond milk, cashew milk, & coconut milk as well as juice, tea, cold-brew coffee, cheese, kombucha, ghee, yogurt, broth, strain kefir and more!
from amazon
Wool Dryer Balls
Use dryer balls as a chemical free alternative to dryer sheets and one-time use products. They reduce drying time and wrinkles, too!
from amazon
Salt, Fat, Acid, Heat
In the tradition of The Joy of Cooking and How to Cook Everything comes Salt, Fat, Acid, Heat, an ambitious new approach to cooking. Samin Nosrat has taught everyone from professional chefs to middle school kids to cook using her revolutionary, yet simple, philosophy.
from amazon
5 Natural Home Cleaners PDF
Download this PDF to have an easy reference of the only 5 ingredients you need to clean your whole home!
from The Modern Domestique
Fine Mesh Strainer
3 sizes of high performance chinois style stainless steel extra fine mesh conical strainers that are perfect for sifting and straining wet or dry ingredients.
from amazon
Kitchen Scale
Weighing instead of measuring ingredients is a must for bakers and makes all cooking more accurate. This kitchen scale lets you change the unit of measurement with push-button ease, with 5 different units to choose from (g, lbs, lbs:oz, oz, ml).
from amazon
Heritage Baking
Heritage Baking features 45 foolproof recipes for delicious breads, muffins, scones, cookies, and other treats that star a wide range of artisanal flours that are now readily available to home bakers.
from amazon
How To Speak Fluent Sewing
Are you baffled by sewing terminology, different tools and materials, or patterns in general? Well-known apparel designer and sewing expert Christine Haynes answers all your questions in the authoritative guide to over 300 sewing terms.
from amazon
White Vinegar
Vinegar has many household uses - including brightening colored clothes, removing deodorant stains, removing carpet stains, brightening up brickwork, unclogging and deodorizing drains, and disinfecting cutting boards. Stop using bleach—there's simply no need!
from amazon
Borax
Borax can be added to laundry to help remove tough stains, deodorize and freshen. You can wipe it on counters and appliances to remove grease and grime and make dishes sparkling clean. It also removes soap scum, hard water deposits, and dirt.
from amazon
Sal Suds
Sal Suds is the ultimate multi-purpose cleaner, great for just about any household cleaning task. Use a couple tablespoons for an average load of laundry, dilute with water to sponge down countertops or to mop your floor, or even mix with baking soda to make a powerful scouring agent for bathtubs and sinks.
from amazon
Mending Matters
Mending Matters includes more than 20 hands-on projects that showcase current trends in visible mending that are edgy, modern, and bold—but draw on traditional stitching. In addition, the book addresses the way mending leads to a more mindful relationship to fashion and to overall well-being.
from amazon
Mockmill For Stand Mixers
Mockmill® converts your KitchenAid or Kenmore stand mixer within seconds into a full-fledged stone mill. It readily grinds grains, legumes, dry spices... from a very coarse grade to a fineness fit for the most demanding professional bakers.
from amazon
Mockmill
The Mockmill allows you to mill a vast array of grains, both wheat-based and gluten-free, as well as spices and herbs
from amazon
Where Cooking Begins
A modern approach to cooking at home, with more than 70 innately flexible recipes.
from amazon
My Paris Market Cookbook
Culinary Tour of French Flavors and Seasonal Recipes takes readers on a tour of Paris’s growing artisanal and craft food scene.
from amazon
Inspiring Improv
No patterns here, but definitely a plan! Explore the freeing power of improvised piecing with Nicholas Ball in his first book, Inspiring Improv. Learn his step-by-step technique-based process to explore six fundamental piecing structures.
from amazon

from berkey usa

Berkey Water Filter System

Gravity fed water filtration systems for removing lead, iron, manganese, sulfur, chlorine, heavy metals, viruses, bacteria, fluoride and more from your well water, spring, river, pond water and municipal water supply.

from amazon

Gingher Knife Edge Shears

Dressmaker Shears offer a longer cut ideal for cutting patterns, trimming seams or cutting long swaths of fabric.

from amazon

Microplane Zester/Grater

Microplanes do fine grating work way better than those tiny holes on a box grater. Whether you’re grating nutmeg or garlic, or zesting a lemon, this is the took to reach for.

from amazon

Grapefruit Spoon

The serrated edge on this spoon allows it to separate grapefruit sections with ease, and provides a rough edge to scrape the sides of a grapefruit, ginger and more!

from amazon

Salt, Fat, Acid, Heat

In the tradition of The Joy of Cooking and How to Cook Everything comes Salt, Fat, Acid, Heat, an ambitious new approach to cooking. Samin Nosrat has taught everyone from professional chefs to middle school kids to cook using her revolutionary, yet simple, philosophy.

from amazon

Kitchen Scale

Weighing instead of measuring ingredients is a must for bakers and makes all cooking more accurate. This kitchen scale lets you change the unit of measurement with push-button ease, with 5 different units to choose from (g, lbs, lbs:oz, oz, ml).

from amazon

White Vinegar

Vinegar has many household uses - including brightening colored clothes, removing deodorant stains, removing carpet stains, brightening up brickwork, unclogging and deodorizing drains, and disinfecting cutting boards. Stop using bleach—there's simply no need!

from amazon

The Short Stack Cookbook

Organized by 18 ingredients, including Apples, Bacon, Brussels Sprouts, Butter, Cheddar, Eggs, Tomatoes, Greek Yogurt, Honey, Hot Chile Peppers, Kale, Lemons, Sourdough, Whole Chicken, and Winter Squash, it presents new ways to cook with everyday items.

from amazon

My Paris Market Cookbook - Updated

Based on Emily Dilling’s popular blog, ParisPaysanne.com, this fully updated new edition takes readers on a tour of Paris’s artisanal and craft food scene, including coverage of the latest developments and new generation of chefs and artisans who are indelibly changing the food climate.

from amazon

3/4 Thread Serger

Take your garment sewing to the next level! The versatile stitch options allow you to choose from 4 thread overlock, 3 thread overlock, narrow hem, rolled hem, and ribbon lock stitches. I never sew knits without it!

from amazon

Nut Milk Bag

Use this easy-pour pouch to make delicious homemade vegan milks such as almond milk, cashew milk, & coconut milk as well as juice, tea, cold-brew coffee, cheese, kombucha, ghee, yogurt, broth, strain kefir and more!

from The Modern Domestique

5 Natural Home Cleaners PDF

Download this PDF to have an easy reference of the only 5 ingredients you need to clean your whole home!

from amazon

Heritage Baking

Heritage Baking features 45 foolproof recipes for delicious breads, muffins, scones, cookies, and other treats that star a wide range of artisanal flours that are now readily available to home bakers.

from amazon

Borax

Borax can be added to laundry to help remove tough stains, deodorize and freshen. You can wipe it on counters and appliances to remove grease and grime and make dishes sparkling clean. It also removes soap scum, hard water deposits, and dirt.

from amazon

12-Quart Stockpot W/ Lid

This stockpot has an aluminum disc layered bottom for even/quick heat distribution and prevents hot spots. There is also a tempered glass lid with steam vent to view food, and it’s riveted handles stay cool and comfortable.

from amazon

Balloon Whisk Set

The curvy shape of a balloon whisk conforms nicely to bowls, making it possible to scrape every surface and reach every corner.

from amazon

Sewing Machine

An easy-to-use machine that is built for durability and flexibility. It comes with 165 unique utility, decorative, heirloom and alphanumeric stitches, including eight styles of one-step, auto-size buttonholes. These features allow you to easily construct everything from garments to quilting masterpieces.

from amazon

Wool Dryer Balls

Use dryer balls as a chemical free alternative to dryer sheets and one-time use products. They reduce drying time and wrinkles, too!

from amazon

Fine Mesh Strainer

3 sizes of high performance chinois style stainless steel extra fine mesh conical strainers that are perfect for sifting and straining wet or dry ingredients.

from amazon

How To Speak Fluent Sewing

Are you baffled by sewing terminology, different tools and materials, or patterns in general? Well-known apparel designer and sewing expert Christine Haynes answers all your questions in the authoritative guide to over 300 sewing terms.