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A Day of Canning Chicken

May
2

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A Day of Canning Chicken

A few months ago, our local grocery store had boneless, skinless chicken breasts on sale for about 1/4 of the regular price. My mom, sister-in-laws, and I decided to take … Continue »

Omelets for the Finicky or a Crowd

Apr
10

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Omelets for the Finicky or a Crowd

Eggs of some sort are always my go-to breakfast when I have a houseful, with omelets being the most requested. But when they start saying they don’t like this … Continue »

Freezing Cake Batter

Mar
15

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Freezing Cake Batter

(My oven is working again! It ended up being a very small, inexpensive, and easy to replace part. Three months later.)

Because of the easiness of it all, I … Continue »

The Manner and Method of a Homemade Meat Smoker

Dec
26

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The Manner and Method of a Homemade Meat Smoker

I have wanted and needed a means to smoke bacon, ham and cheese for as long as I can remember. I have finally managed to assemble a good working system. … Continue »

Pomanders

Dec
19

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Pomanders

One of the great joys of this season for me is pomanders. Pomanders smell great, they’re easy to make … Continue »

Cheesemaking Without Benefit of Mail Order

Nov
22

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Cheesemaking Without Benefit of Mail Order

Now that I have tasted success in my early cheesemaking adventures, I have been trying to assemble useful or at least … Continue »

Cheese Cave – How To (If You Have No Idea Where To Start)

Nov
15

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Cheese Cave - How To (If You Have No Idea Where To Start)

After the 2011 CITR Retreat, I was bound and determined to make cheese. In fact, after my Hard Cheesemaking class that evening, I called my “Raw Milk Hookup” just … Continue »

Turkey Times

Nov
13

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Turkey Times

The days and the weeks are flying by! Thanksgiving Day is less than two weeks away and I just realized it! Out-of-town family will be here in eleven … Continue »

Processing Pumpkin for Pies, Etc.

Nov
3

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Processing Pumpkin for Pies, Etc.

It’s time to bring the pumpkins in and process them for cooking. I love pumpkin and try to … Continue »

Feeding the Masses

Aug
30

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Feeding the Masses

Cooking can be intimidating for some and cooking for a crowd can seem impossible to many. It’s NOT so hard if you know some simple tips–I actually quite ENJOY it! … Continue »

The Steam Juicer and Meat

Aug
20

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The Steam Juicer and Meat

I absolutely LOVE my steam juicer!

It’s not just for fruits and vegetables–you can make stock with it, too…. Continue »

Grilling Tips to Share

Jul
14

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Grilling Tips to Share

Everyone has their own little tips about grilling–whether you grill with charcoal, propane, wood or over an open fire pit. We have a wood fired grill, but all of … Continue »

Cold Cellar Food Storage

May
29

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Cold Cellar Food Storage

We have an underground stone root cellar. It’s one thing I love about old farmhouses. I love old farmsteads! They have such … Continue »

Kitchen Goof Tips & Tricks

Apr
13

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Kitchen Goof Tips & Tricks

Have I ever mentioned I love old cookbooks? There’s much more than recipes in these old cookbooks. There is a plethora of information–things you never knew you needed … Continue »

Menu Planning

Mar
27

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Menu Planning

What is menu planning? Planning ahead of time (usually by either week or month) what meals you’ll cook. Meal planning makes life easier when it comes to the … Continue »

Homemade Vinegar

Mar
23

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Homemade Vinegar

My red and white vinegars

For years I thought about making homemade vinegar, … Continue »

Bottling Wine

Mar
10

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Bottling Wine

All four of my organic wines have finished making and are ready to bottle! Not only are they all four ready to … Continue »

Maple Sugarin’ in Your Backyard

Mar
9

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Maple Sugarin' in Your Backyard

Here in New England, March is called Mud Season, but it is also Sugarin’ Season. Although commercial operations require a significant … Continue »

Cut Your Food Budget with a Sharp Knife

Feb
15

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Cut Your Food Budget with a Sharp Knife

This week I was able to purchase a roasting chicken for 69 cents per pound. But this bird weighs more than … Continue »

What Is Ghee?

Jan
7

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What Is Ghee?

I have been curious about a mysterious “something” I keep hearing and reading about among friends and online. Last week, the mysterious subject came up again, when Helen, a … Continue »

Cookery 101: Measuring Stuff

Dec
15

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Cookery 101: Measuring Stuff

Ever try a fabulous recipe and it just doesn’t turn out as promised? Maybe it was the measuring! Some recipes are forgiving if you’re a little off, some … Continue »

New Technology for Old Ideas

Nov
28

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New Technology for Old Ideas

Our forefathers and mothers used to be self sufficient. They did just about everything, from fixing the windmill to delivering babies. And they could cook just about anything that was … Continue »

Leftover Turkey Kit

Nov
26

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Leftover Turkey Kit

I used to have no imagination when it came to turkey. Leftover turkey meant sandwiches. And more sandwiches. Then everyone would get tired of turkey and never … Continue »

The Best Pecans

Nov
23

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The Best Pecans

Many folks like to snack on nuts. They can be a great source of minerals that the body needs. I know that some of you are allergic to all nuts. … Continue »

The Guest-Friendly Kitchen

Nov
18

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The Guest-Friendly Kitchen

You’re proudly bringing your magnificent turkey to the table. It’s a precarious balancing act, but it looks like you’ll make it. Guests are craning their necks to watch. Suddenly, behind … Continue »

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