Category Archives: pantry

Bulk Oats

The cool weather makes me long once again for indoor and cozy activities that keep me centered in my home. The wild winds whip up my spirit.

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Canning Season

Small batch by small batch my pantry is filling up.

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Berry Season

River and I had a great time at the farmers’ market on Sunday. We picked up some blueberries and raspberries. When we got home we made a little raspberry jam. All in all it was a good day.

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Free Produce

So much free produce! Thank you farmer friends and neighbors. Now it’s time to get canning.

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Spring Is Here

Hello Again. Around here we have been busy with basic, old fashioned living. Bread baking several times a week, cooking food from scratch, animal care, dishes, laundry, kids. River and I weeded a huge area in our newly expanded garden, … Continue reading

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Feeding The Family With Small Batch Canning

Some people might assume that to feed a family on home canned goods one must only preserve in huge batches. I beg to differ. My family relies heavily on my home canned goods as a basic part of our diet. … Continue reading

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Tomato Havest, October 12th, 2015 

   Most days during the harvest season the garden offers up a handful or two of produce, just about right for the fresh eating of a family. But today we got a right harvest of tomatoes. Most of the larger … Continue reading

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