Farmgirl School

"It is no bad thing to celebrate a simple life." -Tolkien

Drying staples is a way to preserve the harvest and has been done, presumably, since the beginning of time.  Come autumn, at just about the moment that I think I cannot possibly water one more plant or can one more thing, frost is at the doorstep.  I gather in baskets the remaining produce and carry it to the …

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Drum roll, please!  The results are in for the Great Corn Experiment! (click title to see original post) About a month after drying the corn, I pulled off the kernels with the side of a knife from one of the cobs and placed them in the air popper.  It took a long time but some of …

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