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About catfeet1

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

It’s been a while, WordPress!

I’ve been busy, and thus neglected this blog.  In 2014, we became the property managers for 34 rental units in our town and surrounding area.  Many of them have required extensive renovation to come up to speed with our standards, … Continue reading

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Potato harvest 2015

I’ve not been posting due to overwhelming harvesting and putting up!  A chance to breathe finally came today, and my chickadee and I put up all of the potatoes after they cured on our porch for a week and a … Continue reading

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Canning tip #3

Steam is hot.  It will burn you. Says she who got a 3 inch scald a week ago and just for good measure, did it again this week to remind herself…

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Canning tip #2

Don’t be stupid like me and put a sharp knife (used for whatever purpose) into the sink where it can be obscured by veg.  You will get cut.

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Canning tip #1

You will get burned eventually.  Don’t sweat it.

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How to make Applesauce – and other adventures in food

This week has been a busy canning week!  Everything is ripe.  But, because we finally ate up the last jar of applesauce from 2009 in August, (I made an overabundance, being able to pick up burlap bags full of seconds … Continue reading

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How to make Radish Pod pickles

I tell ‘ya, radishes are the plant that just keeps giving.  You can eat the root, the leaf, AND the seed pod.  I let my radishes bolt, because I save seeds.  The first year I did this, I left too … Continue reading

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