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About catfeet1

Mom, canner, reader, sci-fi geek, she who loves car seats

Spiral Ham glaze

Yesterday, as we were cooking the Christmas ham, I took one look at the bag of corn syrup that came with and said YUCK!  Then, I sat down and looked at a whole bunch of glazes, most of which did … Continue reading

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Wordpress….

It’s been a while WordPress.  There were some significant life changes in the past few years.  I quit a job I loved, then became political and then didn’t hate, but really had a hard time with, due to those same … Continue reading

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Garlic.

I love garlic.  Every meal should start with an onion/garlic fry, or a raw mash of straight garlic, in my opinion.  There is very little that I love, dinner-wise, which does not.  So, in pursuit of that, I’ve been growing … Continue reading

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Onions and Potatos! And oh, my SI joint!

Well, we finally got the load of goat manure that has been in the trailer for 2 weeks finished.  Beard Ladies Goat Farm has been wonderful in giving away manure these last few years.  Composted (ok, mostly) and everything!  The … Continue reading

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Spring clean-up

Slowly, as the days get warmer, more things are getting done here.  We’ve dumped mulch on the onion bed and manure on the potato/pepper bed.  There’s still a 1/2 trailer load of manure to get spread into the squash patch, … Continue reading

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My daddy loves me – he made this:

It’s a wash bench!  It comes all apart, and I can mount a wringer on the top!  Dad is an amazing carpenter, (and I think he had fun puzzle piecing all of this together, because it’s color coded!).  Now, when … Continue reading

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How to make Horseradish and Horseradish Sauce

Several years ago, I bought some fancy horseradish and put it in the ground, full expecting it to go wild and thrive.  Well, I put it under the Butternut tree, which produces juglone into the ground around it.  This makes … Continue reading

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