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Before: Old boards on the walls and ceiling, ugly dirty shelves, clutter and disorganized After: New plywood painted white, clean new shelves, organized and decluttered, all ready for the new canning season.
We chose all mom’s favourite food and had a feast. The fresh carrot sticks I picked from under the mulch in the garden that morning. They were so delicious! And I made hot apple cider with our own apple juice. … Continue reading
Apparently an edible fungus. Don’t think we’ll try them. Unless we get really hungry one day.
It was picking day after we’d watched the black bear up in one of our old apple trees chowing down as many apples as he could before we chased him away. We knew he’d be back for the rest of … Continue reading
I’m still rearranging the pantry to get in my share of our canning bees. The hanging basket is now above the wood stove full of hazel nuts drying and the left shelves are starting to fill up with more canning. … Continue reading
Farmers know where food comes from, not from shelves in grocery stores, nor from behind warehouse doors, not from bottles, cans or bags, with fancy coloured sale-price tags. Farmers know what real food is not plastic coated, perfect stuff, tasteless, … Continue reading
We went to the market today and found boxes of overripe heirloom tomatoes for free. Had to get some. Now we’re cooking them up with onion, garlic, basil, oregano, Worcestershire, salt and pepper. They smell wonderful! We’ll freeze them and … Continue reading
There is something satisfying about a well stocked pantry. Dishes you love, dry goods for whipping up a good meal and home canned sunshine waiting for cold winter days to be appreciated. Inspiration and sustenance, all in one place. I … Continue reading
Time for picking before the bears get them all. Yesterday I picked four cups in no time at all from our own patch. Had some on my yogurt this morning and made juice with the rest. I use the Nearing’s … Continue reading
This is our best harvest yet from the little apricot tree that grows up the side wall of our house. We’ve been eating our fill and dehydrating them for winter treats. Known as one of the world’s healthiest foods, we’ve … Continue reading