Category: Food Security

Post #3198: Pickling Beets

A friend up the hill says to me, “feel free to come and harvest my garden anytime, I’m not eating enough of it.” And so after the gym last Friday we go over there, crack a beer and get to work pulling carrots and… Continue Reading “Post #3198: Pickling Beets”

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Post 3196: Lazy Sourdough Advice

I am breaking my long silence here with a post about sourdough. The lazy person’s guide to sourdough, that is. I know I’m not the only one with a low fuss approach to breadbaking, but lately I’ve been asked by a few people for… Continue Reading “Post 3196: Lazy Sourdough Advice”

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Post #3173: Autumn food thoughts

Photograph of Willows Inn cookbook, small loaf of sourdough wrapped in paper and a jar of stone fruit jam.

For the last few years, Brian and I have put aside $100 a month so that for our anniversary at the end of September we can purchase a piece of artwork for our home. This year we decided that instead of artwork, we would… Continue Reading “Post #3173: Autumn food thoughts”

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Post #1988: Why I can (and otherwise stockpile food)

It’s inevitable when I post a picture on Facebook of my food canning/hoarding ways: someone always makes a wisecrack about how “they know where to go when the apocalypse is happening”. Not only do I preserve tons of food in the summer, I bulk… Continue Reading “Post #1988: Why I can (and otherwise stockpile food)”

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Rhubarb ketchup and other recipes.

It’s rhubarb time and I have been bit by the canning bug for another year running. As always, I don’t do things in half measures and if I’m going to get all that boiling water going in the canner I want more than 3… Continue Reading “Rhubarb ketchup and other recipes.”

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