Green tomato kosher dill pickles

Recipe of the Week  Green tomato kosher dill pickles  Courtesy of Marjorie Burris   You'll find this recipe and over 400 more in Backwoods Home Cooking.Click Here Ingredients small, firm green tomatoes celery stalks sweet green peppers, cut into fourths garlic...

Chow-chow

Recipe of the Week  Chow-chow  Courtesy of Marjorie Burris   You'll find this recipe and over 400 more in Backwoods Home Cooking.Click Here Ingredients 1 peck (12-1/2 lbs.) green tomatoes 8 large onions 10 green bell peppers 3 Tbsp. pickling salt 6 hot peppers, seeded...

How to use those leftovers

By Marjorie Burris Issue #58 • July/August, 1999 Congratulations! You've worked hard and have enough food stored away to feed your family, possibly for a year or more. Now, go to your store room, pick up...

Some thoughts on growing older in the backwoods

By Marjorie Burris Issue #16 • July/August, 1992 "Just how long are you going to be able to live in the backwoods like that?" my friend, Pat, asked. "You're not getting any younger, you know!" I've known...

Reflecting on a life in the woods, and looking ahead

By Marjorie Burris Issue #60 • November/December, 1999 It is a good life here on the old homestead. We've worked hard, and we are enjoying the fruits of our labor. It was tough digging the holes...