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Cooking Beans

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I spent a good chunk of the day harvesting and cooking beans for the freezer. Beans are a multipurpose vegetable – perhaps the most multipurpose of all. Green beans, purple beans, yellow beans, streaked beans, snap beans, shell beans, wax … Continue reading

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Keeping Quality

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Back in the days before refrigeration, pasteurization and other modern (therefore “better”) ways of preserving food, keeping quality was a big deal. If you wanted to get through the winter – and possibly longer than that, depending on weather and … Continue reading

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Pantry Principles – Pantry Management

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Anyone who reads this blog or my book You Might be a Ranch Wife knows I’m always going on about pantry management and keeping the pantry well-stocked. There are distinct advantages to a well-stocked pantry, not the least of which … Continue reading

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