Category Archives: Food Storage

Rendering Lard- Pasture Raised Heritage Pork Fat

My computer binged and it was a friend of mine.. would you like a couple bags of Freshly done but now frozen of Pasture raised heritage organic pork fat. I was like ok, two bags, maybe three? Well her one … Continue reading

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Indulgent Red Current Chocolate Cake Recipe

Indulgent, o yes! This Cake is Indulgent.. Make a nice chocolate Cake.. My mom’s one bowl Chocolate cake will do quite well, just make it into two round pans or you can make it in a smaller cake pan and … Continue reading

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Dried Red Current Pulp for Tea’s and Baking

The color and flavour on this years Red currents are outstanding.. I do love the Steam Juicer but I can not waste the pulp left over.. Thankfully my big nine tray dryer is on the job..  its a bit of … Continue reading

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Canning Round up for June – 2017

2017  Please note for ease of tracking, I will be rounding everything up or down into pints.. example, if I do 7 quarts of something, it will be written as 14 pints, if I do 8 80z jars it will be written as 4 pints..  you get the idea.. It will make my life so […]

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Canning Round up for May – 2017

2017  Please note for ease of tracking, I will be rounding everything up or down into pints.. example, if I do 7 quarts of something, it will be written as 14 pints, if I do 8 80z jars it will … Continue reading

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Canning Round up for April – 2017

2017  Please note for ease of tracking, I will be rounding everything up or down into pints.. example, if I do 7 quarts of something, it will be written as 14 pints, if I do 8 80z jars it will … Continue reading

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Lets talk about the farm’s Sugar use in 2016

So in 2016, we used a grand total of 126 pounds of sugar for coffee, tea, baking, canning and so forth.. My records show that approx. 76 pounds went into canning or curing items. Now it gets really trick at … Continue reading

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Keeping it real on the farm 2016

This was our lovely New Years Day Dinner, the works.. turkey, stuffing, mashed, green beans and gravy.. it was so good.. it was also a reminder that I only got 1 turkey baby on the farm.. one.. that’s it.. It … Continue reading

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How much Sugar did we use in a year on the farm!

This post is mainly from How much sugar did we use in 2011 with a five year update.. As I dipped into a small dish of yugurt and strawberries as a afternoon snack, I made a note in the farm … Continue reading

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Purple Sweet Potato

As you know I grew three kinds of sweet potatoes this year, The standard orange, the white fleshed and the purple.. I have to buy special short season pre-started slips, I have started my own slips as well from short … Continue reading

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