Monthly Archives: July 2011

Food Storage on a Budget – Week 12

July 25 Purchase:  This week was went to Safeway with some great coupons for Classico Spaghetti Sauce. There was a store coupon making them $1.49 each.  I had coupons taking $1.00 off two and doubled it for another $.50. When I … Continue reading

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Jam

July 26: Another lovely day; a sunny morning, nasty clouds for a bit in the afternoon, and a lovely evening with just a few scattered clouds. Joe and I drove out to Yamhill this morning to pick up some cheese … Continue reading

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Food Storage on a Budget – Week 11

July 21 Purchase:  So far this week was also able to pick up 8 tubes of Crest toothpaste at Albertson’s.  It was on sale for $1.50 per tube and they had an offer to get back $4 when you buy … Continue reading

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Preserving Sumer

July 23: The kitchen is still pretty much out of commission so I didn’t get much accomplished today, even though the weather was beautiful (2 days in a row!).  I did put in some pie pumpkin seeds that I found … Continue reading

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Food Storage on a Budget – Week 10

July 13 Purchase: I looked through the adds this week and I think I’m going to pick up some pasta at Albertson’s.  They have Ronzoni on sale for $1.00 and I have coupons from the 5/15 Smart Source Insert that should … Continue reading

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Bread, Repairs and Other Stuff

July 15:  Today was pretty busy. I fed my ginger beer by adding another tablespoon of ginger and a tablespoon of sugar.  No signs of fermentation yet. I started soaking fruit for Christmas Bread.  It needs to soak for 4-5 … Continue reading

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Food Storage on a Budget – Week 9

I was really lucky this week.  A good friend of mine was cleaning out her garage and gave me three cans of read wheat that she no longer wanted to store.  She thought they would be good for the chickens, … Continue reading

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Tapioca Pudding

1/3 Cup Tapioca 3/4 Cup Water 2 1/4 Cup Milk 1/4 t Salt 2 Eggs separated 1/3 Cup Sugar 1/2 t vanilla extract 1.  Soak the tapioca in the water for 3 hours. 2.  Add the soaked tapioca, milk and … Continue reading

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Wine, Cheese and Waterfalls inside

July 9:  I added 2 gallons of boiling water and 4 crushed campden tablets to the rhubarb wine this morning.  It will sit for another week so stay tuned…….. I also started a batch of experimental wine using some canned … Continue reading

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