Monthly Archives: November 2014

Q and A: rendering bear fat and canning pepper sauce

Rendering bear fat I have been looking for bear fat for three years and have finally acquired 20# this last week. Early 1900's recipes indicate...

Q and A: Austrian Winter Peas and canning corn chowder

Austrian Winter Peas I just read an article in Mother Earth about Austrian Winter Peas. They sound like a great thing. The article says the...

Keeping busy even when it’s cold

We haven't had a break from the Arctic cold and wind we've been having lately, with the lows in single digits and the highs...

Q and A: livestock feeder and canning baked beans

Livestock feeder We recently purchased two 4 month old heifer calves. One is a Holstein and one a Jersey/Milking shorthorn cross. We are new to...

Snow, snow, snow

Luckily, Will and I have about gotten everything wrapped up for winter. He did finally get the stone and concrete slip-form wall poured under...