Category Archives: Food

Outdoor Kitchen

July 13, 2017 Another project almost complete. The building of the outdoor kitchen is done. Just waiting for the hookup of the propane stove and the plumbing on the outdoor sink. Although we can’t cook or wash outside yet, we are … Continue reading

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Zero Waste Shopping

March 17, 2017 I was pretty excited to hear about Bulk Barn’s reusable container program. Starting February 24, 2016, you can bring your own containers into Bulk Barn and fill them with the products they sell. I have used a similar … Continue reading

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Birch Syrup

April 27, 2016 Spring has arrived. Yeah! Although this winter was not unduly harsh, it was long and it is so nice to finally shed the winter parka. Now that spring is here, the sap is running. Two winters ago, … Continue reading

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Ponderosa Fall Update

November 17, 2015 The new Baba and Gido are back home on the Ponderosa.         To the left is a recent picture of the little guy. He is growing like crazy. We miss our daily dose of … Continue reading

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September 23, 2015 They say when life gives you lemons, make lemonade. But what to do when you get watermelons??? Seems like an odd problem to have in Manitoba, as we are not know for the long hot summers that … Continue reading

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Putting By for Winter

September 19, 2015 The idea of being self sufficient has always appealed to me. While there is no way we will be becoming totally self sufficient any time soon, I have managed to put a lot of produce away for … Continue reading

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Enjoying the Garden Bounty – Young Borscht, New Potatoes and Broccoli

July 29, 2015 Wow, the garden is overflowing with organic produce just crying out to be picked. It’s like having a grocery store in your back yard. We started the morning with a green smoothie made from fresh picked raspberries … Continue reading

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