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A Good Whole Wheat Bread Recipe

Everytime I go to visit my daughter I look forward to eating her good homemade whole wheat bread.  She makes it from scratch, starting with whole wheat and grinding it herself. This is my daughter’s favorite bread recipe.  It is … Continue reading

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Home Canned Chicken is a Great Prep

My wife likes to can food of all types.  One thing that we have had good success with is canning meat.  One of her favorites is to can chicken.  It is one of the more inexpensive meats and yet one of … Continue reading

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Rabbit Cooking Tips

Because rabbit tastes something like chicken, many people think you can cook it the same way.  But there is a big difference, it has very little fat so it can dry out and become tough if it is not cooked right.  In fact … Continue reading

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Pork Soup from Leftovers

My wife is a very good cook and is always creating her own recipes.  I had this for lunch yesterday and was so good I decided to post it here for you all to enjoy.  So here is her recipe … Continue reading

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Leftover meats and vegetables make a quick meal

There is only the two of us and when I cook a roast there is always leftover meat and vegetables. I could freeze the remainder of meat, but it never seems to taste the same. My grandmother could always make … Continue reading

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A Weird Little Book, Entertaining with Insects

A while back, a friend told me about this book and I found a copy on the internet.  The book in Entertaining with Insects and is written by Ronald L Taylor and Barbara J Carter.  At the time the book … Continue reading

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Pemmican and How to Make the Traditional Way.

I see a lot of discussion of pemmican on the internet and quite a few recipes being distributed.  Now pemmican is a great survival food.  It is a concentrated mixture of fat and protein.  It was used by the native peoples of North America.  Upon the … Continue reading

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Gluten Free Cooking, the Cauliflower Pizza Crust

Well we have talked about Gluten Free Food and our diet, so what about pizza. It seems when people are on diets, they crave all the good greasy fatty stuff, or sweets. So I tried the cauliflower pizza crust my … Continue reading

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Rationing in England and How They Lived with It

A good source of information on living on short rations is to study the way the English cooked during World War 2.  Due to rationing many foods were in extremely short supply.  I was born in England during the war … Continue reading

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Cabbage and Its Benefits

Cabbage isn’t just for St Patricks Day, that once a year treat that everyone looks forward to and then forgets after March. Cabbage, either light green solid heads or the purple one have a lot of uses. Cabbage in some … Continue reading

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