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Ball Complete Book of Home Preserving

I saw this bad boy at Costco today for $12.99. It is a great price! This book has some great recipes in it.  

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Another book recommendation

  26 Aug 2013   This book is awesome if you are interested in mini farming. It has everything from getting your soil ready to raising chicken for meat. It talks about soil maintenance and how to build garden beds. … Continue reading

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Canning Peaches

26 Aug 2013 This time a year is get fruit in bulk cheep time of the year. That means roll in the 24 pound box of peaches. You can usually get #2 peaches (the ugly ones) for pretty cheep. I … Continue reading

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Canning books

13 Aug 2013 So I have been spending a lot of time the past two weeks canning food to enter in the Evergreen State Fair. In that time I have purchased three different book. I love them all. They all … Continue reading

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Zaycon

About a week ago I had purchased 40lb of ground beef from a company called Zaycon. If you have never heard of Zaycon and have freezer space you should check them out. They also sell bacon, fruit, milk, hot dogs, … Continue reading

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The Mini Farming Guide

5 Aug. 2013 This book is awesome. It can aid you in you decision on variety of vegetable you want to grow. It explains soil preparation, how to get started, weeds pests and diseases. It also has recipes. This book … Continue reading

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Tomatillo volunteer BOOM!

4 Aug 2013 So earlier in the week I had made a post about a possible volunteer tomatillo that was maybe a weed that I was nursing. Well this weekend It decided to show me what’s up. And yes… it … Continue reading

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The tools you need

Thought that I would at least post some pictures of some of the tools you will need to can with.   I don’t use a water bath canner seeing as it states not to use the on a glass cook … Continue reading

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Tomatoes

12 July¬† 2013 So while I was gone camping for 12 days, my 50 tomato plants decided to soak up the wonderful weather that decided to come our way. Needless to say I was forced to pull 15 of them … Continue reading

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