Category Archives: local food

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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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Rabbit Side Bacon or Jerky Recipe

Ok, I know this is going to seem a bit of a strange one. So as most of us know Bacon is not cheap, and that if used in a recipes a little can go a long way. I like … Continue reading

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Rabbit Liver Pate Recipe

1 Fresh Rabbit Liver-Chopped into small pieces 2 Tbsp of Local St. Alberta Butter 1 Small Onion, Peeled and  Fine Diced 1 Clove Garlic, Peeled and Fine Dinced Salt, Pepper, Hot Red Pepper Flakes to taste. Basil 2 Tbsp of good … Continue reading

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