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Forum: Canning/Preserving 07-03-2008, 11:47 AM
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Posted By rubestr3
Re: What are you canning today

Hi Lynnkay! You can do a raw pack - putting the meat in the jars, adding broth or water and can that way in a pressure canner. But when I make stews, I cook the meat and veggies and starches (like...
Forum: Canning/Preserving 07-03-2008, 11:40 AM
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Views: 2,948
Posted By rubestr3
Re: What is the most unique item you have canned?

I had canned pumpkin bread are right! It does turn out very well.

Rockymtngirl - you actually bake the bread in the jars in the oven. When done, wipe the seal of the jar and seal up!...
Forum: Frugal Living 07-02-2008, 05:34 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,983
Posted By rubestr3
Re: thrift store finds

Most of my clothes comes from thrift stores as does alot of my household stuff. You wouldn't know by coming in my home that i don't shop at the mall or Pier One. (our thift stores are nice.) My best...
Forum: Canning/Preserving 07-02-2008, 05:05 PM
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Views: 2,948
Posted By rubestr3
What is the most unique item you have canned?

I was looking over the threads and thought about all the canning and dehydrating I have done over the years. I have made some neat spreads and gourmet foods...and I sure wish I had some more of my...
Forum: Canning/Preserving 07-02-2008, 05:00 PM
Replies: 134
Views: 8,098
Posted By rubestr3
Re: What are you canning today

I haven't canned any garden stuff yet...again as a northerner - I am far off! Late July and August are my BUSY months! I do use this time of year to put up meat I find at the market on sale BOGO. I...
Forum: Homesteading 04-24-2008, 07:00 PM
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Posted By rubestr3
Re: Homemade Toilet paper

I grew up in a poorer household and when we could not afford even TP, we used washcloths. We washed them well...and all 4 of us in the house used washcloths. I am alive and well 20 years later. I'll...
Forum: Frugal Living 03-04-2008, 06:55 PM
Replies: 84
Views: 5,109
Posted By rubestr3

Yeah, we grew up poor. But with our Irish background, I was taught to laugh at it when we could. So, when I was diagnosed with cancer at the age of 27, I learned to laugh with the pain. No matter how...
Forum: Preparedness/Survival Skills/BOBs/Kits/Gear 03-04-2008, 06:41 PM
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Re: low profile living

Hey, I used to have the same problem! Look up "How to be Invisible"'s a lifesaver.
Forum: Member Photos & Announcements 03-04-2008, 06:20 PM
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Posted By rubestr3
Re: Member/Family Photos

Hey all! This is me!

I am an this is what I do!
Forum: Preparedness/Survival Skills/BOBs/Kits/Gear 02-29-2008, 06:39 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,492
Posted By rubestr3
Re: FYI-Jericho

Yep, I love the show too!
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