Category Archives: Food Storage

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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Potato Harvest 2019

What a year its been in regards to our Potato’s.. The Bean Teepee spuds where planted out in the 3rd ring and they were outstanding in volume and taste.. they were the early’s that I planted and were eat though … Continue reading

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Butchering out..

Hello Folks.. So I am down to just 6 of my meat chickens left to butcher and they have been outstanding! in returns.. I bought 50, raised 48..  (thanks for the advice to change their feed over) and I can’t … Continue reading

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Freezers.. Lets talk about Freezers Baby!

First let me say that owning a freezer is awesome and some thing that far to many of us take for granted. There are all kinds of freezer owners.. Freeze with the fridge owners.. this freezer used to be quite … Continue reading

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Freezer Paper and Reuseable Freezer Tubs

When it comes to meat the answer truly is easy.. use old fashioned brown waxed butcher paper.. The question? Avoiding single use plastic.. This includes the awesome and outstanding shrink rap bags as well as the ones that remove the … Continue reading

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Creamy Crab Pasta with Horseradish Greens

Creamy sauce, Seafood and pasta is a mixed delight.. add in the wonderful flavours of Horseradish greens and bit of good parmesan cheese.. It just steps it up a notch! This is a bit of a loose recipe in the … Continue reading

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Aunt Molly Ground Cherries

Lets Talk about Ground Cherries, also called Huck Berries or Cape Gooseberries.  This is a plant that you should be growing if you have room to do so. positives, it grows very well in a permaculture type garden, it is … Continue reading

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Preparing for the what will come.

It used to be what we could honestly say.. Preparing for what might never happen.. But I am not sure where you can be living right now that you are not being effected at SOME point in the year by … Continue reading

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