Tag Archives: Preparedness Mom

Canning Salsa

Now is the time to start thinking about canning some salsa. The peppers and tomatoes are getting plentiful and we don’t want to waste anything from our gardens. My husband loves hot food so I use a lot of peppers…

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Making Scrapple and Sausage

This is a recipe that will come in handy when things are tough. Since we will be trying to use everything we have and not waste anything.

The following is a recipe that I found in an old cookbook from …

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Zucchini and How to Prepare for Drying

 

Well folks it’s getting knee deep in zucchini around here so I am drying a lot of it for future use.  Now as you know you can’t reconstitute them and have it come out looking like a fresh vegetable …

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Spelt-Potato Biscuits

I have written a blog on spelt ( Spelt an Ancient Grain) flour pancakes and waffles (Spelt Bread and Spelt Pancakes). The recipe below is for spelt–potato biscuits because they are easy to make.  We don’t eat …

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Pancakes from Scratch

Have you ever made pancakes from scratch? You are missing out by using the mix out of a box. Yes, I have used them too, but anything you get frozen or out of a box doesn’t taste as good.

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Canning for Summer, are You Ready

The time is near where you will be using all the kitchen implements again for canning, dehydrating, juicing or your pressure cooker.  Now is the time to check for worn and cracked lids or pots that may not seal tight. …

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Cleaning Fish

My memory of my first fishing trip is the one I remember best. No other trip can compare to that one. I must have been around 11 or 12 years old and the school I was going to offered an …

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Homemade Mayonnaise

Homemade mayonnaise, yum. Have you ever tried it?  We don’t use much mayonnaise, but when I need some it’s easy to make and will keep for a week if refrigerated.  You can use different seasonings like minced garlic to jazzy …

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Greens in Your Salad or For Cooking

I was planting some things in the garden and realized that I didn’t have anything new to try.  We eat a lot of salads during the summer and I like to jazzy it up for taste.  Last year we tried …

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Some tips on how to save food with your FoodSaver

Occasional we taste test various freeze dried and dehydrated  foods.  Since many of them come in #10 cans and there are only two of us, we end up with left overs.  If you leave them in the can with a …

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