Thursday, September 22, 2016
Monday, September 19, 2016
If you are a vegetarian (or vegan) this is the best fried chicken substitute on earth! But never fear carnivores, I promise that you'll never know the difference. Keep reading for my secret recipe!
Friday, September 9, 2016
We're going camping! When this post goes live I will be happily paddling a canoe miles away from civilization in the Boundary Waters Canoe Area in Northern Minnesota. Although this is a canoe trip, I still want to keep our food weight down to make long portages just that much more enjoyable.
Tuesday, September 6, 2016
Saturday, September 3, 2016
Okay, I think it is official, I'm addicted to canning. As I watch the root cellar fill up (I've started filling a whole new shelf!), I just want to can absolutely everything. We have so much, but somehow it just isn't enough.
Thursday, September 1, 2016
It was probably 8:30 pm already when Jordan from Rabbit Ridge Farm decided that she needed to dehydrate some hibiscus flowers. The only problem was that we did not have enough flowers to fill our dehydrator.
Monday, August 29, 2016
Sweet corn season! Today I decided to venture deep into the corn jungle to see what I could glean. It turns out that the corn did fairly well; I harvested about a third of our field and ended up with three laundry baskets full (yes, I do quite a bit of our harvesting into the same laundry basket we use for our laundry). With my glut of corn all shucked, blanched, and cut from the cob, I quickly looked up a canning recipe to see that times. I don't know why this hadn't occured to me all day, but once I looked it up, I remembered that corn needs to be pressure canned. Oh, yeah...