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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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Make good whole-wheat rolls

Here is a good recipe to make homemade whole-wheat rolls from all that wheat you have been storing.  This is a fairly easy recipe to make and can be made from ingredients you should have in any long-term food storage. … Continue reading

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Prepared Meals in a Jar

Tonight my wife is teaching some classes in making prepared meals in a jar.  She has quite a selection of different meals prepared to take to the class.  So I grabbed a couple of quart jars and thought I would … Continue reading

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Butternut Squash, a Different Way to Cook It

Since we have been on the Adkins Diet we have lost quite a bit of weight.  as a side benefit my wife has had to fix meals using foods other than what what we would normally eat.  For instance potatoes … Continue reading

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