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I am sorry to have this rant, I might not even post this.. I most likely will and I am sure I will lose a reader or two.. but I have to write this.. If you live in an apartment or a tiny condo in the city, you can be many things.. You can be […]
I Yield I Yield LOL
Ok, its just going on record that we are going to be “in just in time mode” on most things this year. Let me give a example.. we have pulled at least a hundred or two wild parsnips but then we needed to focus on this or that.. and suddenly this week, we are like.. […]
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Category Archives: local food
Mung Bean Sprouts and Recipe..
Dried Mung Beans can be turned into wonderful home grown sprouts for use in a number of tasty dishes, I started sprouting about ten years ago as a way to be able to offer the hounds fresh ground greens once or twice … Continue reading
Sausage Making at Big Brothers.. Bear Sausage recipe
My big Brother lives in the northern part of alberta and he is a hunter, so if you are non-hunting, please stop reading now LOL, no really its not that bad but just giving a heads up, he is black … Continue reading
Every morning this week.. Bang, Bang, Bang…
Strange Trucks are driving by slowly, Folks pull into the second driveway and sit with sun glinting off their funky looking eyes, trucks and vans are parked into cut lines up and down the big forest, and bright sign’s have … Continue reading
Posted in local food Tagged Charcuterie, Ducks, Food Production and Recipes, Wild Foods 4 Comments
The Spruce Tips -Recipes and Idea’s.
Its spring time and that means time to make tons of different things with those stunning Vit c packed lime green fresh spruce tips. Remember to remove the brown casing and give them a wash, these are picked off the … Continue reading
Posted in local food, wild foods Tagged Food Production and Recipes, Frugal, Wild Foods 35 Comments
The sap is running now..
I know compared to lots of folks, that we are later, but this week looks like it will be a great run, and I am so looking forward to those full buckets of sweet Maple water. Question for all those … Continue reading
Posted in local food, wild foods Tagged Farm Life, Local wild crafting Leave a comment
Fresh Pork Belly with Ribs – 13.2 pds
Whole Fresh Pork Belly with Ribs still attached A nice rack of pork ribs, I split into two portions, each one enough to feed two peaple. Eight one pd (or close to one pd) peices of bacon to be.. hmmm, … Continue reading
Posted in 100 mile diet, Charcuterie, food, Food Production and Recipes, local food, Pigs Tagged Charcuterie, Food Production and Recipes, pigs 2 Comments
Mock Pinapple Canning Recipe
So as anyone that has been reading the blog knows, I have been canning pinapple, which is a real treat, because when has Pinapple ever been so cheap that you can just can a whole years worth at a time. … Continue reading
Posted in Canning, food, Food Production and Recipes, frugal, gardening, gardens, local food Tagged Canning, Food Production and Recipes, Frugal, Garden, In memory 9 Comments
Book Review:101 Uses for Stinging Nettles by Peirs Warren
This is a little softcover book, but its worth its weight in Gold (well maybe not with the cost of gold these days, but Silver for sure). I started out using Stringing Nettles in the spring as one of the … Continue reading
Posted in Book Reviews, farm, food, frugal, gardening, gardens, Herbs, local food, wild foods Tagged 100 mile food challange, Farm Life, Food Production and Recipes, Frugal, Homesteader Books 7 Comments
Storage of Root Veggies-Carrots
Well, Its one of those days, morning chores, basic housework and laundry all on the go, the hounds breakfast made and served.. dish’s and more dish’s, made 3 loaves of bread, and wanted to get some things up from the … Continue reading
Posted in 100 mile diet, farm, food, gardening, gardens, local food Tagged Food Production and Recipes, Garden, Veggies 1 Comment
An Appple A Day
Here are just a few of the apples we grow on our little farm, we currently have four kinds of apples, plus crabapples. We also wild pick Apples and Crabapples locally, but we get most of our apples still from … Continue reading
Posted in food, local food, wild foods Tagged Fruit Trees 2 Comments