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~2012 Homestead Yields & Cost Analysis~

| 2012 vegetable garden, Broiler Chickens, Cattle, Chickens, cost analysis, dairy, food preservation, homestead management, In the Barnyard, In the Garden, In the Home, our homestead

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Well it’s that time of year again.  The time when I get a cold shock of reality and look back at all the records I kept, determining the profitability (or lack thereof) of all the time and money invested into raising our own food.  As I look over the numbers and see where we’ve made […] Read more…

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~Whole Milk Ricotta Cheese~

| dairy, In the Kitchen, recipes

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I have been searching off and on for the past two years, as our cow provides, for a high-yielding ricotta cheese recipe that will produce a flavorful result and wonderful texture. While ricotta is traditionally made from the whey leftover during mozzarella cheesemaking, it is done by adding an acid, such as apple cider vinegar […] Read more…

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~Week Four~

| 2012 vegetable garden, dairy, just a photo, onions, pregnancy

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1/22- No photos at all… we had a wonderfully full day, blessed with much fellowship. Quite out of character for most photographers, I never, ever take my camera with me and when I do, I’m far too embarrassed to actually use it. Part of me hopes that through this little project here, I’ll become more […] Read more…

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