Category Archives: Food Storage

Steak with Spaghetti Squash Recipe

I have given a lot of thought to how I wanted to share in a casual way on No Buy Feb and March Pantry Challenge. I want to give myself loads of flexibility and yet at the same time have … Continue reading

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Fall and Garden Burn out..

It happens to all of us.. at some point there is a garden burnout..  Where you look at the last of the things coming in and sigh, groan and go NO MORE!   Of course there is more.. so much more.. … Continue reading

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Baked Beef Shank Steaks

This garlic loving somewhat made in the pot BBQ sauce works so perfectly with these baked till pull apart tender Shank Steaks.  There is enough sauce made for four steaks with the fixings for sure if you wanted to pull … Continue reading

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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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Amish Nuttle Bean Review

Amish Nuttle Bean Pbaseolus vulgaris is considered a Heritage Bean as well as being Slow Food’s Art of taste. Its said that it was grown and promoted by the Amish as early as 1802.  However there is a bigger backstory on … Continue reading

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Victorio Food Strainer Sauce Maker Review

My Sauce Maker has been getting a good work out, Apple sauce, Tomato sauce, Salsa, and yesterday Silky Smooth Peach Butter..   As I was working my way though turning two bushels of peaches into sauce that by ends day was … Continue reading

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How do you use Sunchokes?

I have two main styles of sunchokes, these little fingerlings and they have great flavour and they produce a crazy amount of them but they are tiny and scrubbing them is hard enough, there is no peeling them, so I … Continue reading

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Homemade Hot Chocolate Recipe

Homemade Hot Chocolate Recipe 4 cups whole milk 1/2 a cup of sugar  1/2 cup of Powdered Coco  1 tsp of Vanilla  1/2 a tsp of cinnamon  pinch of salt Extra..  Whip cream and sugar/cinnamon blend for sprinkling. In a … Continue reading

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Hard Frost

It had to happen but its early..  three weeks early.. Oct 5th.. the first hard killing frost arrived on the farm.. even the things we covered which would have made it though a light frost with the covered, had been … Continue reading

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