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  • Processing a Pig into Pork Breakfast Sausage
    Processing a pig into pork breakfast sausage might involve some labor but it is a rather simple process. In this tutorial, I’ll share the whole process with you, from pig to pork breakfast sausage. If you’ve been following the blog for a while, you know that I have a lot of information here about butchering …

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  • Kale Pesto Recipe
    Kale pesto is quick and easy to make. Five ingredients, plus salt and pepper, are all you need. Kale pesto is not only delicious but it’s also a great way to serve and preserve kale. Kale is pretty easy for us to grow here in central NC (growing zone 7b). I can plant it very …

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  • Sweet Potatoes
    I love growing sweet potatoes. I especially love growing purple sweet potatoes but really, they are planted and harvested and cooked pretty much the same as the more common orange sweet potatoes. Over the years, I’ve collected a lot of growing and preserving sweet potato information, and also many recipes. This page is a place …

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  • Dehydrating Raspberries
    Dehydrating raspberries is very easy! There is pretty much no prep work and the result is a tasty, fun, and healthy snack that is very easy to grab and enjoy. Dehydrating is also a great way to preserve this fruit. I don’t grow raspberries… yet. This yummy fruit is definitely on my list. We all …

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  • Pickled Garlic Scapes
    Pickled garlic scapes are a delicious snack or side dish. They are firm, tangy, and healthy. Pickling garlic scapes is also a great way to preserve them for the long term and keep them at room temperature. I have to admit, that to this point in my life, I don’t have a lot of experience …

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