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How to Can Fresh Small Potatoes

January 15, 2013

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canning potatoes

Canning is an easy and quick process that requires some fresh products, such as tender and young vegetables or fruits.When you plant your own veggies you will definitely find yourself with a certain amount fresh produce more than what you can use in cooking. When you do, then you should think of canning.

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The Benefits of a Root Cellar

December 13, 2011

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The many benefits of a root cellar

We have been reading and planning and saving for a root cellar for years now.  This has been an important part of our long-range plan for food security.  About a week ago, we finally broke ground on it and we are really looking forward to its completion.  (The kids are most excited about the huge […]

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Freeze Food at Your Own Peril

September 13, 2011

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Old freezer full of food

As I have mentioned in previous posts, I am a bargain shopper by nature and a long-term meal planner.  I determine (sometimes months in advance) a calendar for dinners and then try to shop accordingly.  If the sales don’t cooperate with my plan, I rearrange the menu to suit what’s been priced to sell. Routinely, […]

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