Category Archives: Household

Kickin’ Chicken – two meals out of one

A while back, I started thinking about roasting chicken.  Growing up, I was never a fan – I couldn’t love the dry taste of roast chicken.  Until now, I’ve been a purist about boneless-skinless breasts, because of all the juicy … Continue reading

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How to make yeast

Didja ever wonder what you’d do if you didn’t have access to Fleischman’s Dried Yeast? I do.  It IS one of the questions which keeps me wondering.  So, being me, I researched it.  Turns out that before about 1880, most … Continue reading

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Brussels sprouts with apple, bacon and raisins

It’s November and I’ve been putting my garden to bed.  We got, shoveled, and raked a trailer load of half composted horse manure onto the garden a couple of weeks ago, but not before picking the last of the goodies … Continue reading

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And again, this one’s about wells…

http://americanpreppersnetwork.com/2013/10/rehab-shallow-well.html

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You guessed it; I’m guest blogging again!

How to adapt a grain mill to a treadle base. http://americanpreppersnetwork.com/2013/10/adapt-grain-mill-treadle-base.html

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How to make apple cider vinegar

This, for me, is a free product.  It’s something that can be made out of windfall apples, the apples on your neighbor’s tree that they run over with the mower, or cart to the dump, or crab apples.  It’s incredibly simple, … Continue reading

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October 2013 update

Well, as it turns out, I am still gainfully employed, at least for another year. Yay! The word came down with only 10 days to spare that money was found for the position. They like me and find the work … Continue reading

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