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DIY Winter Dust Bath for Chickens

Dust Baths are a crucial part of any happy chickens life. Keeping chickens healthy, clean and comfortable is always important ...
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Beef Stock: A Rich & Hearty Soup Base

During the cold months of the year, soup is on a lot of people's minds. A good rich soup that ...
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10 Gift Ideas for the Foodie in Your Life

This year has brought about a lot of new things in our lives. And though a lot of those things ...
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6 Garden Prep Steps to get ready for Winter

Here in Eastern Ontario we are not lucky enough to have garden friendly weather through the winter. So when the ...
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Yoghurt Cheese

Yoghurt Cheese is a really fun, and easy alternative to cream cheese. It doesn’t take any special skills or techniques ...
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Canning Beans at Home

Beans canned at home is one of the newest additions to our homestead pantry, and it's a great one! Most ...
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Simple Pickled Onions

Pickling onions was one of the first things I ever tried in the preserving world. And the result obviously led ...
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Green Tomato Salsa

The end of the growing season in Ontario means lots and lots of green tomatoes. And that means, Green Tomato ...
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How To Make Your Own Chili Powder

Drying and grinding your own chili powder is one of the easiest ways to preserve hot peppers. If you’re a ...
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Drying Tomatoes: In the Oven or the Dehydrator.

If you have an abundance of tomatoes and you aren’t big on canning, then drying them is a great way ...
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Roasted Garlic Oil (& Storing roasted garlic!)

Roasted garlic oil is a simple and delicious way to add an extra boost of flavour to any meal. By ...
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Lamb’s Quarters Pesto

Summer to us means pesto season! There are so many yummy ways to make pesto and this summer, lamb’s quarters ...
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