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  • Fermented Jalapenos
    Fermented jalapenos are super easy to make. They are a great addition to any sandwich or salad. They are spicy and salty and garlicky. Lacto fermenting jalapenos is also a great way to preserve jalapenos. I started growing jalapenos in my garden a few seasons ago mostly for others (I sell them at the farmer’s …

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  • The Complete Guide to Growing Potatoes
    This complete guide to growing potatoes will teach you everything that you need to know about growing potatoes in the home garden. Learn how to grow potatoes for maximum production so you can enjoy your harvest for months! The potato is the world’s fourth largest food crop. It is a starchy, tuberous crop with an …

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  • Blanching Potatoes For Freezing
    In this post, we will go over the simple process of blanching potatoes before freezing. If you have some potatoes to preserve and you would like to freeze them it’s a good idea to blanch them before placing them in the freezer. Blanching potatoes will ensure that they stay firm and keep their taste for …

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  • Cowboy Candy Recipe For Canning
    Cowboy candy is just another name for candied jalapenos. These spicy peppers are candied in sugar and vinegar and create the perfect hot pepper preserve to add to sandwiches, bread, casseroles, and so on. Cowboy candy is a simple way to preserve peppers. To be honest, I am not a huge fan of spicy peppers. …

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  • Preserving Peppers in Vinegar and Salt
    Preserving peppers in vinegar and salt is super easy. It takes minutes to put this dish together and it’s a great way to preserve peppers. It takes a few days to ferment and once it’s ready it’s a healthy and tasty snack or an addition to salads or sandwiches. One of my favorite varieties of …

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Hi! I’m Lee Traister, a.k.a Lady Lee. I help homesteaders simplify their homesteading journey while still producing a ton of food! I am a single mother of four, I was born in Israel and raised in an agricultural commune called a Kibbutz. Now I homestead in central NC.

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