Category Archives: 100 mile diet

Moose Steaks with Chaga Infused Mushroom Gravy

Thank you for the wonderful Guest Post from Adagio Naturals. If you have ever made a big batch of Chaga Tea, drank what you wanted and let the rest sit overnight. Wow is that strong. Too strong for your taste? … Continue reading

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Home process vs Sending out for butcher

These little guys are not so little anymore..  Most of them are now big and more then ready to go! However my regular butcher shop had a fire.. at first it was.. it will be back in no time.. ya.. … Continue reading

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Broccoli Harvest

Now if you were smart enough to stagger your seed starting , you will have planted out every two or three weeks to extend your harvest.. Do consider starting some Broccoli seeds right now! for a fall harvest of this … Continue reading

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Hazelbert Nut Bush

Hazelbert Nut Bush A cross between Hazel – Corylus americana – and Filbert – Corylus avellana – Zone 3 The Hazelbert is a bush hardy to zone 3 producing big hazelnuts double the size of our native Beaked Haze. As … Continue reading

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Osyter Mushrooms

We stopped by the local mushroom growing plant and picked up four pounds of fresh Osyter  Mushrooms.  They were picked fresh while we waited behind the red line.. stunning mushrooms. While some will be eaten fresh cooked, most of them … Continue reading

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Raspberry Spice Cake Recipe

  Raspberry Spice Cake 1 Cup Sugar 1/2 Cup of Butter 2 large eggs 1 tbsp. of molasses 1 cup whole milk (sheep in my case) 2 cups of raspberries (This will give a very moist cake, if you want … Continue reading

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Easy Fresh Tomato Garlic Pasta Topping

O yes, we have tomato’s starting to come in.. we have been getting fresh yummy cherry tomato’s for fresh eating or in salads, I had my first toasted Tomato Sandwich this week. However yesterday we brought in enough Roma Tomato’s … Continue reading

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Can we talk about Bee’s for a moment?

My Plum tree’s are in full bloom.. so many other things in bloom as well.. including creeping Charlie and the Violets, the wild strawberries and of course all the currents. But there is something missing this year.. Bee’s.. Where are … Continue reading

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Eating Cattail Root.

Hi Guys, Peter is one of our great local Forage leaders in the Local Ottawa Area. He is such a down to earth great guy. When this video came across my facebook feed, I asked nicely if it could be … Continue reading

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Preparing Dandelion Flowers for future use

Dandelion flower are lovely to use in a number of ways. You can add them to honey to make Dandelion honey. You can add them to butter. You can add them to dough and make cakes with them or mini … Continue reading

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