Category Archives: Food Production and Recipes

Making Salt Cured Green Olives

You can imagine my excitement when a girifriend of mine found boxes of fresh raw green olives, yes they came from the states..  Needless to say two boxes were gotten.. one for her, one for me.. a bit of time … Continue reading

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Planting Fall Hard Neck Garlic 2021

I did hold back my best Music Garlic that we grew this year and I look forward to growing it again next year.  Having said that, we have decided to expand our garlic selection.  We choose to buy from a … Continue reading

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March Pantry Challenge 2021 Week 2

We leaped into spring like weather this week!.. so much melting.. we had our first “false” spring and it was lovely! We broke our weather record on weds.. the old high was 10c and we got to 14c I spent … Continue reading

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Creme Carmamel – Made with Sheep Milk

The first of the Sheep Milk is coming into the house, Carmel only had one lamb who is nicknamed Shady Lady and she is old enough to be put into a nice little lamb creep with water/hay/lamb crumbles for the … Continue reading

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Thermos Shuttle Chef – Ways to use it!

I have owned my Thermos Shuttle Chef Unit for coming on eight years now. See here for my first overview of it when I got it. See here for my five year overview of it! One of my favorite was … Continue reading

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Cooking with Copper Pans

Last year we got some new Copper wear as a Christmas Present.  A big huge copper cooking square pan and a Copper Crisper with copper tray. I put them up and kind of forgot about them, I decided this week … Continue reading

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Fried Cornbread for Breakfast

Are you looking for a filling hot breakfast? Wanting something different then pancakes or waffles? Have you considered Fried Cornbread, crisp brown bits with melted butter and a drizzle of real maple syrup! or your favorite jam..   This lovely … Continue reading

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Canning Dark Brown Beans

It seemed like the perfect day to can up some dark spicy beans. I set a whole bag of navy beans to soaking last night, changing the water twice.  This morning into my big pot went the beans and my … Continue reading

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How to make Potato Starter

How to make a Raw Potato Bread Starter for sour dough bread. Raw Potato Starter out of my favorite Bread Book 1 cup of warm water 1 cup of all-purpose Flour 1 tsp each of salt an Sugar 1 med … Continue reading

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Pie Pastry Recipes

This is a old post from 2011 and I am bringing the whole post back as it such a good one. I should of course break each recipe down into its own post with its own photos. At the time … Continue reading

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