Category Archives: Provision Room

Canning Pickled Beets!

Pickled beets, you may ask? Well, yes, if you have never tried them … you should. They are a family favorite around here! I never thought my children would like beets so much but they do and I am grateful. Fairly easy to grow in our climate, they are a great vegetable to grow in […]

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Why Bother?

  “Then the rush of harvest-time came. The oats were ripe, standing thick and tall and yellow. The wheat was golden, darker than the oats. The beans were ripe, and the pumpkins and carrots and turnips and potatoes were ready to gather. There was no rest of play for anyone now. They all worked from […]

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In Preparation for the Winter …

    Today, I thought of something a little bit different. I was prepping for a canning session and thought I’d just give a word of encouragement to anyone out there who wants to start canning or filling up their Provision Room for the winter. If you have any questions about canning, just leave a […]

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Canning Zucchini

Have you had a surplus of that lovely, green vegetable (well, it’s really a fruit) – the zucchini – from your garden this year? Did you know you are able to can it? Yes, this is what I have been doing this year and during last year’s growing season as well. There are just so […]

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Hearty Meals & Planning Food for your Family

“It is in her [the homemaker’s] preparation of the dinner that the cook begins to feel the weight and responsibility of her situation, as she must take upon herself all the dressing and the serving of the principal dishes, which her skill and ingenuity have mostly prepared. Whilst these, however, are cooking, she must be […]

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