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Grandma’s cast-iron cornbread

Grandma’s cast-iron cornbread 1 cup cornmeal 1 tsp Salt 1\2 tsp Baking Soda 1 can cream corn 2 Eggs 1\2 cup milk 1 onion chopped 3 Jalapeno’s diced 1\4 cup vegetable oil Put oil in a skillet,  Pre-heat oven and … Continue reading

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Parched Corn

Here it is a famous trail snack called parched Corn. Parched corn was a trail staple of early Americans and today it is the perfect pick-me-up for any outdoor activity. Follow these steps to whip up a batch of the original American energy food. … Continue reading

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Croutons

I was looking through the freezer the other day and noticed that we had quite a few partial bags of bread. Instead of throwing it out or causing a riot with the magpies, I figured it would make good croutons. … Continue reading

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Herbal Vinegars

Another great way to add flavour to salad dressings. Be sure to grow some herbs in your garden this season. Herbs smell good, are easy to grow, and add some fabulous flavors to many recipes and vinegar. To Make Herbal … Continue reading

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Herbal Olive Oil

Herbal Olive Oil is a nice way to add extra flavour to all your cooking creations. It is easy to make herb and/or spice infused olive oils at home. They make wonderful gifts for all occasions. Wash and dry your … Continue reading

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Biltong Recipe

  Biltong is a variety of dried, cured meat that originated in Southern Africa. Various types of meat are used to produce it, ranging from beef and game meats to fillets of ostrich from commercial farms. It is typically made from … Continue reading

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Homemade Dog Treats

Most people focus on trying to eat healthy, but unfortunately forget to think the same way when it comes to their pets. Here is a really healthy treat recipe that has no added preservatives or fillers. Pumpkin and Peanut Butter … Continue reading

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Basic Hummus

Here is a recipe for a dip or spread that is super simple and very healthy for you. I like it with pita chips, but use it as a salad topping and as a condiment on my burgers. 1 16oz … Continue reading

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Bread and Butter Pickles

These are exactly like the store bought kind and very easy to make. 50 (approx.) medium pickling cucumbers 2 medium onions, halved and thinly sliced 1/2 cup diced red pepper 1 pkg sweet pickle mix (Found in canning section of … Continue reading

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Fruit leather

I had made some apple sauce this last fall and we use it on ice cream and various other cooking recipe’s. I had done quite a bit and realized that we probably won’t finish it all before we have a … Continue reading

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