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My Favorite Zucchini Bread Recipe

Nothing says summer like an abundance of zucchini. Well, at least to gardeners and their friends. By the end of July most gardeners are grumbling about the ever prolific, shockingly quick to grow zucchini. Making zucchini bread is a great way to use up some of those monster squash you might have laying around. Zucchini… Continue reading My Favorite Zucchini Bread Recipe

Kitchen · Preserving the Harvest

Kitchen Things for an Easier Life {Part One}

This will be a multi-part piece on things we find invaluable in the kitchen. Vacuum Sealer {i.e. FoodSaver®} This is really a little gem of a machine. We bought it when we were raising meat rabbits in 2009, and started using it for all of our meat. It really does help keep down the freezer-burn… Continue reading Kitchen Things for an Easier Life {Part One}

Garden · Life · Preserving the Harvest

How to Freeze Herbs, Pesto, Vegetables and Bacon

Living in a small apartment has a few perks {you only have to plug the vacuum cleaner into one outlet to get the whole place done!} but it has drawbacks as well. We have no yard just a small covered patio and limited inside window space. So for the time being we are stuck buying… Continue reading How to Freeze Herbs, Pesto, Vegetables and Bacon