It’s fall in Wyoming and I have apples on the brain!
Each fall we like to stock up on apples. I often order these by the case from Azure Standard or pick locally from friends. I love to dehydrate apples to have for snacking and baking through the winter but we also enjoy eating […]
With the news of Russia having drills for a mock nuclear attack or other large scale catastrophe some are suggesting we are entering a new cold war. Still others say we’re already in a 2nd Cold War (source).
Cold War is term is used to describe the relationship between America and the Soviet Union […]
We’re building a cabin. The cabin is going to be off grid. Off grid may have slightly different meanings to different people. I think some people think that an off grid home or cabin would have nothing electric. I’ve seen comments on off grid bloggers posts asking how they can be off grid when they […]
Yum! This is a recipe I found on Pinterest that really caught my eye. During the spring and early summer our chickens work overtime laying us lots of eggs. Finding ways to enjoy these eggs is always my goal.
The inspiration recipe is Punjabi Egg Curry from My Heart Beats. At that post she […]
One of my favorite pantry items is Tomato Powder. This little gem is incredibly useful. Dried, tomato powder may be used in every way that tomato paste is. Simply add water to make a paste. Or add it directly to items to give a tomato flavor. It can even be used to make ketchup, […]
Working in the hot and dusty high desert can really make you long for a shower by the end of the day (or even in the middle). If you don’t have a running water or plumbing set up getting that shower can be a challenge.
In many of the preparedness and off-grid books I’ve read […]
As I’m writing this post it’s late-June and I have a pot of soup on the stove for supper. Two days ago it was quite warm and more salad weather than soup weather but last night a storm came through and has left a cold dreary day behind. Once again perfect for […]
One day while cruising Pinterest a Salmon Curry popped up. I have a fondness for all things curry and had to check it out. The original recipe looked delicious but had many ingredients that we don’t keep on hand — in fact, some of them I’ve never even heard of! But I […]
We’re definitely coming up on salad season. Salad greens are one of the things we tend to grow well in our garden and find easily at the natural grocery store and, later, the farmers market. Plus once it’s too hot to cook a main dish salad is a welcome meal.
For the past several months I’ve been involved, behind the scenes, in an amazing project. My friend Wardee from GNOWFGLINS put together the Ultimate Survival Bundle. My behind the scenes involvement allowed me a sneak peek at all of the amazing resources Wardee was compiling for the bundle. To say I was in awe at […]
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Several week’s ago I was sent a digital copy of The […]
You may know that I have a slight obsession with beans. Beans are a wonderfully frugal whole food, they have an excellent nutritional profile, and are extremely versatile. There are hundreds of varieties of beans/legumes available which really helps keep things interesting. Beans also make an excellent addition to your food storage.
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