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Starting Onions from Seed

To get the gardening season started and break up the doldrums of winter, I like to get things going by starting onions from seed.  Onions can be grown from seeds, sets or plants.  Sets are generally the most popular way … Continue reading

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Remembering Past Chicken Butchering Days

It has been quiet on the mini-farm this week.  We’re getting ready to gather the annual Christmas tree and preparing the pig for going to the butcher next week.  In the quiet of winter coming on, I’ve been reminiscing on … Continue reading

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Apple Cider, Friendship and Old Time Country Skills

Our dear friends, the Brown’s, invited our family to their mini-farm this past week to experience homemade cider-making. October is THE time for apple picking and cider making here in Missouri.  Laura did what she does best, sampled the cider … Continue reading

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Fruit Fly Trap: Homemade, Simple and Low Cost

As the summer harvest of fruits and berries begins to come in, the onslaught of that dreaded nemesis the fruit fly swarms as well.    These little creatures seem to multiply exponentially overnight, and they especially love the kitchen.   I hate … Continue reading

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Homemade Cake Doughnuts

My dad loves cake doughnuts. So I was really excited to learn how to make them. Give one of these to your dad or brother after they have been working all day and they’ll love you forever! Ingredients Canola oil 2 eggs, … Continue reading

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