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by 0 · May 04, 2014 at 12:48 AM

I want to buy a pressure cooker to make bone broth and to cook other meals. I like the idea of canning with it too (maybe even can my bone broth...) but my immediate goal is broth and meals. I've seen some great pressure cooker... (more)

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LauraInSD 0 · May 03, 2014 at 11:10 PM

@Alex and @pone - I looked up the Kuhn and it appears to be a stove top one. Do you prefer that to automatic? Do you have to watch it a lot while it's' in use? I was originally leaning toward stove top thinking it was more control... (more)

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by 1883 · May 14, 2013 at 5:59 PM

I'm doing the best I can to grow/raise as much of my own food as possible. I have a great garden, a hubs who hunts, a cow and piggy in the freezer and more out back. We get fresh eggs from a neighbor as well as raw goats milk (my son LOVES... (more)

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by 25 · May 16, 2013 at 10:53 PM

I am planning my garden here in Minnesota and I'd like some input fron some other paleo peeps. I want to plant things that we can enjoy fresh but will also freeze or can well. Would especially appreciate any tips for freezing or canning fresh... (more)

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ivymcivy 0 · May 16, 2013 at 10:53 PM

Hey! High five for embarking on this adventure of growing your own - I know ALOT about this, being a longtime food grower & garden designer. There is alot of info on the internet about the best things to grow for your region - I'd suggest that... (more)

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by 300 · April 28, 2014 at 3:07 PM

I just scored a large quantity of very good quality, local, pastured bones (pork and beef), so I am about to embark upon a very large broth-making session---since I have limited room in my freezer, I am thinking about canning the broth (in glass... (more)

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Janknitz 0 · April 28, 2014 at 3:07 PM

We used to buy canned gefilte fish (it's an Eastern European Jewish thing) when I was a kid. It's packed in a very thick jelled broth. The commercial canning does nothing to affect the gel, I don't know if home canning would be any different. (more)

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by 1883 · September 14, 2012 at 9:21 AM

Does anyone on here have any thoughts on canning fruits and vegetables for the winter? In my attempt to become more self sufficient and not rely on the grocery store, I would like to preserve as much of my own veggies that I have grown or bought... (more)

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Canis_Minor 0 · September 07, 2013 at 12:44 AM

I'll do some preservation of produce, though I don't eat fruit and I don't eat anything but kale out of season (I'm one of those seasonal freaks) so I do it in small batches I know I'll get through fairly quickly. I would probably do more veggie... (more)

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by 7490 · March 02, 2012 at 5:15 AM

I've been thinking about getting a dehydrator, and sure, it would be great for making my own jerky, but I find my thoughts going to other places like, "I could dry tomatoes in August and blueberries in July and apricots in June..." etc. But is... (more)

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George_Brodie_1 0 · March 02, 2012 at 3:04 AM

Think of eat as migrating from one area to another when the weather becomes cold. Except in today's world it's a little bit harder to migrate due to financial obligations.