Lots of people talk to animals…. Not very many listen, though…. That’s the problem. Benjamin Hoff, The Tao of Pooh
One of the benefits of growing squash or zucchini in your garden is the opportunity to fry up some fresh, delicious blossoms. Since the flowers are so delicate it is rare to find them available at your local grocery store so these are a the tasty treats that the home gardener get to enjoy. We […]
My family loves cereal. As a matter of fact, it used to be a regular dinner item as well as for breakfast. Yeah, that’s how we roll in our house and all… Well, with all the garbage and GMO foods that are in the boxed cereal, even the organic kind, I stopped buying it cold […]
There is something to be said for buying a chicken, bringing it home, and having her lay an egg that first day. After all, a baby chick can take anywhere from 14-24 weeks before they begin laying eggs, and if you buy straight-run chicks you could end up with more roosters than you anticipated. But […]
Washing wool fleece is the first step to getting it ready for carding. Once fleece is carded its ready to use for felting, or spinning it into yarn. Washing the fleece is the foundational step to a successful project. Get this step right and all the next steps will go smoothly and you will get […]
Did you know? Salt preserves foods by creating a hostile environment for certain microorganisms. Within foods, salt brine dehydrates bacterial cells, alters osmotic pressure and inhibits bacterial growth and subsequent spoilage. Salting fish made long-range explorations possible in the age of sailing ships.