Archive | February, 2015

Wheat-free Arrowroot Crackers*


  While pondering what I will make with my left-over Arrowroot flour I found other birds-of-a-feather trying the same thing online. The following link has interesting perspectives on the differences between the nutrition of cornstarch vs. the use of arrowroot flour. It seems that you can use them both equally except that arrowroot breaks down […]

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New 2015 Resolve


My 2014 garden and crops depended almost entirely on the amount of water I manually provided them for drink. That wasn’t much. I will do better in 2015. I need a good strawberry year again. I’ve got twice as many Raspberries as I need since I encouraged all my neighbors to grow their own (which […]

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Arrowroot Deodorant!


So now I want to sing the praises of Arrowroot. When I attempt to bake and cook without wheat (not that I think all wheat is bad, it’s just that my body is turned off by it…maybe I had too much gmo or sprayed wheat??) I find a number of alternative flours. What with the […]

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Seed Harvest


Almost every excuse is gone now. Canning is over; Christmas is gone; The tax work and paper-work jungle is in order. If I don’t want to start the mending, then…it IS time to¬†winnow and separate the seeds! Be a friend by sharing…

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