Category Archives: For the Pantry

{Victory} in your Gardens

 “The first supermarket supposedly appeared on the American landscape in 1946. That is not very long ago. Until then, where was all the food? Dear folks, the food was in homes, gardens, local fields, and forests. It was near kitchens, near tables, near bedsides. It was in the pantry, the cellar, the backyard.” -Joel Salatin […]

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Your {Home} Work: The Kitchen

“Cooking as an art — ‘Hidden Art’, if you want to call it so – should be recognized and then developed in everyone who has to cook, wants to cook or could cook! Cooking should not be thought of as a drudgery but as an art.             The danger today.. […]

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Pressure Canning: A Think Ahead Lifestyle

“Go to the ant, thou sluggard; consider her ways, and be wise: Which having no guide, overseer, or ruler, Provideth her meat in the summer, and gathereth her food in the harvest.” ~ Proverbs 6:6-8   In recent weeks, I have been asked quite a few questions about pressure canning. I suppose this past year […]

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Making Your Own Medicine: Rosehip Syrup

“Rose hips glow like rubies in the fading colors of autumn.” -Wild Foods and Medicines   A few years ago, with hopes of a flourishing rose bush or two, I planted some tender rose saplings in my front garden. Sadly, they did not make it through our Canadian winter. Determined to try again the following […]

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Soup’s On: {How to Pressure Can Soup}

    This week in our garden, we have an amazing amount of cabbage, carrots and tomatoes. We also have onions on hand – not to mention turkey sausages which my husband bought on sale at the market last week.   This adds up to a lovely soup, if you ask me. If you are […]

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