Tag Archives: health

Why I Sleep In the Barn

Its kidding time. Udders are bulging, stuff is coming out of behinds, mommas are fighting trying to gain a better position in the herd for their coming babies. As the farmer this means long nights in the barn, sometimes days … Continue reading

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Fig Jam Recipes

I am amazed again at the wonderfulness of figs. I was in the top of our fig tree (on a ladder of course) picking yet more figs yesterday. It was stunning! I was hot, sticky from fig juice, and sweaty … Continue reading

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Chocolate Mousse

I found an old cookbook called “Sugar and Spice” by Sally Goldman, published in 1983 with a total, as far as I can tell, of only 60,000 printed.  I loved it because it had recipes that were outdated but more … Continue reading

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Homestead Parfait

I made my own “Homestead Parfait” tonight as a special treat and wanted to share. It was scrumptious, though one of the kids would prefer not to have the nutmeg. It’s so good for you it can be a light … Continue reading

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Cleansing, Step 2

Last week I talked about what I consider to be the first step in cleansing our bodies; the environment and stress removal. You can read it here. Today I will talk about what I see as the second step in … Continue reading

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Cleansing Our Bodies #1

I love coffee. Not just the caffeine, but the taste. Many of you know I have attempted to cut it out, but the mental pleasure combined with the lack of sleep many times of the year, make it difficult to … Continue reading

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Elderberry Juice for Health

Back during the summer I wrote about elderberries. I made an elderberry tonic/cordial using vodka and elderberries that was very good. When using it we would make a syrup to cut down the alcohol. I also froze a large amount … Continue reading

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