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Winter Sowing Experiment

Winter Sowing Experiment - Winter sowing is supposed to produce healthy, cold hearty plants without worry or hassle. Come rain, snow or shine the seeds germinate when they are ready and the little seedlings stay protected. Our experiment with...

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Amazing Strawberry Spread

Have you ever considered how you might turn basic food storage into something exciting that you might actually want to eat? Having a variety of delicious fruit syrups and spreads can make anything a whole lot tastier in addition to providing critical nutrients. Our...

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Strawberry Spread

Strawberry Spread - Clear Jel is a derivative of cornstarch usually used as a commercial thickening product. It is my favorite choice for a thickening agent in my home canning. It allows me to add as much, or as little, sugar as I desire to a...

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Dried Walking Onions

One of my very favorite crops is Egyptian Walking Onions. They are also known as Tree Onions, Top Onions, Winter Onions, or Perennial Onions. Whatever you call them, these onions are the perfect survival crop! Walking onions are simple to grow and, once established,...

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Dried Walking Onions

Dried Walking Onions - Egyptian Walking Onions are a fabulous basic necessity for every survival garden. The tops are eaten like a green onion and provide a wonderful mild onion flavor fresh and cooked. The onion resembles a shallot and the...

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Crisis Laundry Management

Some days feel like crisis laundry management even without a big emergency. Every time our family experiences the flu or returns from a camping trip, my appreciation for a working washing machine is renewed. What would you do if you did not have enough water to use...

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