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Chicken and Dumplings, a Good Recipe

chicken and dumplings

The other day my in-laws care giver made a chicken and dumpling recipe out of a regular cook book and although I didn’t taste the chicken, (none left) I was told that it was very good and she also made …

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Rye Crackers and Their Long Shelve Life

rye crackers

A couple of years ago I wrote a post about 3 year old Leksands Crispbread, this is a rye cracker that I bought at Ikeas.  The Crispbread is made with whole rye flour, yeast, water and salt. The cracker is …

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Wonder Ovens and Cooking Grains

In the past, I have written several articles on the Wonder Oven and how great they are.  I love using them during the hot months for cooking; it helps to keep the house cool. They are great for cooking grains, …

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Fermented Vegetables are Easy to Make and to Store

The other day I started a new batch of sauerkraut in a fermenting jar,  A Fermenting Crock Helps you Make sauerkraut and Preserve Vegetables, today I opened it and it is excellent.  We went ahead and canned it in …

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Mexican Spicy Veggie Burger Made From Preps

Mexican Spicy Veggie Burger

Well it’s almost the end of January and we have been watching our calories, we are not doing to bad, but there is always room for improvement.  I have been combing my old notes looking for low calorie recipes that …

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Making vinegar is easy

The pioneers considered vinegar a very important food product.  It is useful for preserving food, sanitation, medical care and many cleaning chores.  Pickling vegetables from your garden is a great way to preserve them. Here are links to a couple …

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Leavening Bread with Homemade Baking Powder.

homemade baking powder

There are several ways to leaven bread, you can use yeast from both commercial and wild sources as well as several other methods such as shown in the following links Soda Bread with VinegarSalt Rising Bread, and …

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Tomato Ketchup or Catsup a Good Way to Add a Bit of Flavor to Your Diet

tomato ketchup

We have a granddaughter that panics if you do not have ketchup at every meal.  I sometimes think that she puts it on her cereal in the morning.  Anyway, this got me to thinking about ketchup and how to make …

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Pioneer Cooking Methods and Recipes can Help You Use Your Food Storage

pioneer cooking

I have been doing some more research on Pioneer cooking.  It always interests me because the recipes incorporate many of the foods we have in our storage.  Most of their recipes can be cooked over an open fire or in …

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Milk Substitutes for People Who are Lactose Intolerant

milk substitutes

There are some members of my family that are lactose intolerant, so they have to avoid dairy.  They normally use rice milk since it seems to agree with them.  In a real emergency, milk substitutes would not be available and …

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