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Taking stock - Litterally

So, a big part of August for us has been about keeping busy preserving food. Our dehydrator has been running non stop, mostly preparing vegetables for soup mixes, herbs for storage and tomatoes for dried tomato powder and pieces. 326 more words

Family Life

garden update: zucchini

starting off the season with 8 zucchini plants had me awash with the stuff at the beginning of the season. froze several gallons (filled so called gallon freezer bags), canned 7 quarts, gave some away and ate some. 219 more words

Self-reliance

A Mostly Labor-less Weekend

Happy Labor Day weekend! Hope everyone out there is enjoying the last, unofficial throes of summer. We had something of a busy Saturday and a very lazy Sunday — it was wonderful! 904 more words

Gardening

Excalibur Dehydrator Product Review

Excalibur 2900ECB 9-Tray Economy Dehydrator, Black

Excalibur 2900ECB 9-Tray Economy Dehydrator, Black

Dehydration is the healthiest, easiest, and most economical way to preserve foods. Dehydration concentrates the natural flavor, sweetness, and aromas of your food leaving you with a flavor that’s far healthier than high-fat snacks and high-sugar candies. 116 more words

Kitchen

look what I found

every day I search amongst the zucchini leaves for any missed squash. Know how easy it is to miss something dark against the dark ground in the shadow of the leaves. 54 more words

Self-reliance

Peppers! Peppers! Peppers!


by Lisa

After a slow start my peppers are starting to produce a mass amount of goodness! I started them from seeds and I am so pleased with the results so far. 432 more words

Dehydrating

The 50p veg challenge...

Lately I’ve taken to popping down to our local market close to closing time on Sunday, the last of the three days it’s open. The two fruit & veg stalls have a habit of offloading anything perishable that hasn’t yet sold for 50p a pot or punnet, or sometimes a mixed bag for £1, or two bowls for £1.50. 553 more words

Bargains