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What did you eat from the garden today?

Discussion in 'Gardening On Your Homestead' started by sumi, Jun 18, 2018.

  1. Aug 6, 2018
    frustratedearthmother

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    We had okra! And peppers...Dh had the peppers. I don't like food that bites back, lol!
     
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    NH Homesteader

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    We had chicken caesar salad last night with lettuce we grew and chicken we raised!
     
  3. Aug 9, 2018
    Chic Rustler

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    Yesterday we had a dish my wife called southwest chicken. Pretty much chicken covered in homemade salsa and baked. But it all came right here from our property!

    More and more i find our plates have more of our own food on them. Sometimes 2/3s sometimes all of it. Our grocery bill last month was under $200 for the 6 of us and that was mostly coffee and lunch stuff.
     
  4. Aug 9, 2018
    frustratedearthmother

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    That's such a great feeling! Makes it all feel like it's worth the effort.
     
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  5. Aug 9, 2018
    Hinotori

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    All the shiro plums were ripe so I picked them and we've been pigging out.

    If any apples survive the deer, we'll have them soon
     
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  6. Aug 9, 2018
    sumi

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    That's amazing! Homesteading and working the land is hard and often disheartening, but so very rewarding :) And that homegrown food tastes so much better than the shop bought stuff too!
     
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  7. Aug 11, 2018
    sumi

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    I saw some potatoes when I weeded around them this afternoon and brought in what I could get without digging, which was 4 small ones. Had those with a huge carrot and some peas for our dinner, along with some fish.
     
  8. Aug 11, 2018
    frustratedearthmother

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    That's awesome!
     
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  9. Aug 17, 2018
    cabinguy

    cabinguy Lovin' The Homestead

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    Abundance of tomatoes from garden means pizza sauce LOVE PIZZA
    DW made me happy with the smell of homemade pizza sauce.
    IMG_0589.jpg IMG_0591.jpg
     
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  10. Aug 17, 2018
    frustratedearthmother

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    Oh man, that looks delish! How many jars did you get out of that batch? Looks like a years worth at least!
     

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