Category Archives: Food

Raising Your Own Meat

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A home-grown food system should include protein. There’s an emotional component to raising your own meat. It’s hard not to become attached and if you are doing your own butchering, you’ll have to learn to make your peace with taking … Continue reading

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Late Winter? Don’t Despair

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This has been one of those late winter years when Old Man Winter is reluctant to let go. Hard frosts, heavy snow, sleet, major windstorms, high rainfall – we’ve had it all. Under normal circumstances, we would now be enjoying … Continue reading

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Old-Fashioned Cooking: Sourdough Bread

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True old-fashioned sourdough bread is unquestionably slow food. Sourdough bread is not like regular yeast bread. The recipe below takes a relatively long time, but most of that is not hands-on. When you bake this bread you use all of … Continue reading

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