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Issue #30

November/December, 1994

This issue is Sold Out.
Most articles are included in our print anthology
A Backwoods Home Anthology — The Fifth Year
Click on General Store to the left.
Click on items listed in red to read them.


Cover 30

Note from the publisher


   Politics, self reliance and Bill Clinton

Book Reviews
   Uprisings, The Whole Grain Bakers' Book
   The Modern Homestead Manual

Just for kids:
   Some pioneer recipes

Original poems:
   John Silveira



  • American food — it's as varied as the melting pot
  • Try traditional early American fried squirrel
  • Barbecue a whole goat (and more) in an imu
  • Your throw-away fish can be keepers if you know how to prepare them right
  • Homemade hunter's soup
  • Poor man's shrimp cocktail on perch, and...
  • Sourdough with substance
  • Venison recipes
  • Pemmican — the all-purpose food


  • Building an expensive log house — the cheap way

Independent energy

Country living

  • David and the D-4...a short story about growing up
  • Preventing and surviving stove and chimney fires
  • Some thoughts about my wood cookstove
  • Learning in the pickle patch


  • How to keep those excess eggs
  • Turkeys — fun and profitable and not as dumb as you think


  • Make a "slit shirt"


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