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Cooking: part 3 – Recipes


Trying to make everything your little ‘ol heart desires is a big undertaking. It would save some sweat on your brow if you don’t think you need every piece of produce ever invented by man. Each time I visit the local grocery I eye things that I want. I often will buy an item or […]

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Cooking – part 2: saving time


Time is a valuable commodity. To find enough to make your food from scratch can be a challenge. I try to cook big and then store or save it for later by making mixes, canning or freezing, etc. By making large batches you can save money on power by using your stove and oven less. Not having […]

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Many more Sausage recipes


Wow. There’s a lot on-line for sausage recipes. Folks have been at this for years, so I shouldn’t be surprised, but I am. If you don’t have pork casing and want to make round sausage, just add the spices and such to hamburger and make patties or meatballs. Then you can BBQ them with some hardwood […]

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Sausage Recipes


I’m digging up recipes for sausage. I can’t help but think that I want to try everything. I think I will go crazy trying to decide what to make. First I want garlic sausage. I found this one for garlic Kielbasa that I’m curious about. NUMBER 1 5 lbs. Venison cut into 1 inch cubes. (I […]

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Culture Shock: the recipe


      Culture Shock   1 chicken cut in pieces, cooked, meat removed and bones discarded 1 large onion, chopped 3-4 cups Sauerkraut without juice 1 cup brown sugar 4 cups pineapple juice 2 cans pineapple chunks 4 cup red crabapple pie filling (obviously homemade)to give the tartness Cook the above together in an […]

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Canning Crabapple Pie Filling


I like using crabapples because they are cheap, but mostly because they have so much Twang! Not every crabapple is good for preserving. Some are only useful as an ornamental. I can’t imagine growing an apple tree that I couldn’t eat off of! In the following recipe I don’t peel them. The red skins in […]

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Soup de jour


I needed lunch and I needed it in a hurry. Soup or a sandwich would be quick…so what did I have hanging around? I was up to my armpits in tomatoes. I needed to use up some scabby onions that had burst from their hides. The floor is cluttered with every size of Zucchini and […]

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Anything More To Be Said About Zucchini? Oh ya!


Like why are my zucchini so big (chest high) and there’s still hardly a vegetable to pick?…Weird.     Why are folks so sceptical about leaving their windows down in zucchini season? There are so many things to do with zucchini that one could never run out of ways to use them…cakes,  muffins, cookies, stir-fries, salads, […]

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