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Making Our Own Vinegar

This fall I decided to try making vinegar.

This is part of  my goal to be able to make more of what we eat from our own produce, and to teach people locally how to do this. 333 more words

Growing Your Own Food

Racing Old Man Winter

November, 2017

The heady glow from our house-raising faded quickly, as two inches of rain fell the next day on our lovely, unroofed house with a very vulnerable floor. 1,070 more words


Baked Spinach & Artichoke Dip

It’s moving day in our house. Moving is exhausting, physically (my husband would know best) and emotionally (my expertise). There are a few things that are guaranteed on such a day; lots of tears, back pain and indulging in way too much beer and junk food. 211 more words

Food And Drink


You may call me, Tom.  No, it doesn’t bother me.  Besides, you’re more likely to remember my name.  In a couple of days, you’ll be seeing many of my relatives.  199 more words

Barley Darts


Can’t think of a better way to start the week than sit’n around a fire.


Yummy, treats in my tummy!

Posted by Bonnie

Well ok, treats in our dogs’ tummies. Who doesn’t like giving their dogs treats, amIright? I can feel the gratitude from my dogs when they receive a treat – but all three of our dogs have struggled with weight gain after spay and neuter, and controlling what they eat is important to me. 657 more words


All good things come in time: the story of a meal

Part I of IV

When you hear the term “slow-food”, you probably envision a beautiful roast that’s been braised for several hours over the stove top in a cast iron pot. 534 more words