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Preserving the Harvest

One thing that’s been on my mind as I plant all my seeds and watch them grow is what to do with the food once it’s grown. 502 more words


Dehydrated Cottage Cheese? Indeed You CAN!

Conventional ‘food wisdom’ (ie the food police known as the USDA and FDA) ‘says’ you can’t dehydrate cottage cheese. Well, yes you CAN!!
Cottage Cheese…alright, that either makes you cringe or makes you happy. 346 more words


Weekly Recap/Observations - September 19, 2014

Another 2 weeks have flown by!

-I’ve been reading “Animal, Vegetable, Miracle” by Barbara Kingsolver. Every day that I read a chapter on my commute I come home reinvigorated and excited to harvest something from our yard. 840 more words


My First Garden, 2014

I didn’t think I’d like to garden.  Two of my neighbors asked what I would plant in the 8×8 raised bed that was sitting on the property when we took possession last fall.   794 more words

Homemade Celery Powder

Do you know what happens when you slice up little half-moons of celery and then dry them in the oven?

Caterpillars happen.

You can see the shape and size of the original celery slice, marked out on the tinfoil underneath. 296 more words


American Harvest Dehydrator Giveaway

American Harvest/Nesco’s biggest, most powerful dehydrator! Comes with 8 trays, each 1 sq. foot, expandable to 30 trays for huge 30 square feet of food drying area! 228 more words



For the first time I used a dehydrator that I was given by a family member who no longer wanted it…. I had some capsicums that needed to. 85 more words