Coop de Hill

Richard’s Coop de Hill sits behind his vegetable garden, near his bee hives. If you want a chicken coop that sits in one place like Grandma’s did (as opposed to the movable coop in my last post), you might be … Read More

City chicken condo

My oldest daughter, who now lives in a city, decided she wants backyard chickens, and we were happy to help out. After looking at a variety of portable, bottomless chicken coops online, we designed and built this one for her. … Read More

Strawberry Jam

Strawberry jam

  It’s June, and you know what that means? Strawberry harvest time! Even if you don’t grow strawberries, you can visit farmer’s markets or u-pick farms, and after you’ve had your fill of fresh strawberries, you can save the harvest … Read More

chocolate truffles

Chocolate truffles

Truffles (left) and chocolate dipped pretzels. Not only are these the most amazingly delicious truffles in the history of the kitchen, they are also ridiculously simple to make. It uses one bowl, and there is no cooking, so they are … Read More

Multigrain bread

Who would have thought that I would need more than 80,000 words to say everything I wanted to say about growing your own food and fiber? That’s the length of the book, and unfortunately, I ran out of space. But … Read More

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