An update on our Root Cellar (video post)![Read more…] about Part 3: Video Update on Building a Root Cellar in the Basement
Putting Food into Order
With 2020’s various food shortages reminding everyone of how fragile our food (industrial) system really is, we returned to some good habits that had been put out of practice.[Read more…] about Putting Food into Order
I started making sauerkraut a few years ago, and I love doing it. This post will give you some info on making your own sauerkraut, but also makes a point to mention this as a very low effort, high reward activity. I like those kind.
Fermenting is fun, nutritious, and best of all, [Read more…] about Counter ‘Kraut!
Sunday Afternoon Kitchen Counter Video Tour
Enjoy a tour of the Garden, Cook, Eat, Repeat kitchen counters on a Sunday afternoon!
While Mr. Gordon cleaned out our gardens with the flame thrower, I decided to grab the video camera and capture the abundance we brought in this weekend. Time has flown by! Now we are down the last of this year’s harvest. [Read more…] about Sunday Afternoon Kitchen Counter Video Tour
Update to the Chinois Cone Story
So, yesterday while I was out doing lawn chores, Tracy was busy doing kitchen chores.
She readied up the kitchen and the 10 1/2 pounds of nice, red tomatoes that were ready to be sauced. We wanted to try the roasting method we had read about when we first used our Chinois to sauce frozen tomatoes last May. [Read more…] about Update to the Chinois Cone Story
September is a Very Busy Time!
As summer comes to its close, we know we are going to be very busy for the next six to eight weeks.
Like many of you, Mr. Gordon and I work full-time jobs having nothing to do with our home(work). So, we need to scramble and roll up our sleeves to get the gardening / food preservation work done often in the evenings and on the weekends. And like many of you, sometimes we’re just so dang tired. We do what we can. Certainly makes us appreciate those who had to grow and raise most of – if not all of – their food! So much work. [Read more…] about September is a Very Busy Time!