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Avoid Making These Common Food Storage Mistakes

Avoid Making These Common Food Storage Mistakes It seems everywhere you look lately, people are talking about food storage. Common food storage for most Americans is about a week’s worth of food. For the self-reliant types though, common food storage means something else entirely. A week’s worth of food is what they tend to have …

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How to Make Sauerkraut Using a Mason Jar

Making Sauerkraut in a Mason Jar Making sauerkraut is an age old method of preserving food by fermentation. While the thought of something other than beer fermenting may seem unappetizing to some people, the truth of the matter is there are many foods that are fermented we consume without ever really thinking about it. Pickles …

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Soap Making 101 – How To Make Cold Process Soap

Soap Making 101 – How To Make Cold Process Soap Want to know how to use the cold process soap making method to create soap completely from scratch? Are you ready to start practicing in the “real deal” in lye soap making? Before we get started, I would like to explain the two main aspects …

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The Secret to Making Amazing Soap in a Slow Cooker

The Secret to Making Amazing Soap in a Slow Cooker A few years ago I started making homemade soap for me and my family and a few friends for gifts, Soap seemed so complicated. Once I started making it tho I realized it was very simple to make it at home. Making soap at home is a satisfying, …

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Making Pizza with a Dutch Oven

Making Pizza with a Dutch Oven Cooking with a dutch oven while camping is a wonderful thing! The versatility of it, the durability, the ease of clean up – all are great reasons to use cast iron and especially dutch ovens. There are many recipes out there that use dutch ovens to make chili and cornbread …

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Natural Soap Making For Beginners

Natural Soap Making For Beginners Making your own soap at home is easy, frugal, creative and fulfilling. There’s something really marvelous about taking a bar of your own homemade soap into the bath or shower with you. Soap making may sound daunting to amateurs, but it needn’t be with this fantastic post written by Tanya over …

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