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Homesteading: A Backyard Guide To: Growing Your Own Food, Canning, Keeping Chickens, Generating Your Own Energy, Crafting, Herbal
Who doesn't want to shrink their carbon footprint, save money, and eat homegrown food whenever possible? Even readers who are very much on the grid will embrace this large, fully-illustrated guide on the basics of living the good, clean life. It's written with country lovers in mind-even those who currently live in the city. Whether you live in the city, the suburbs, or even the wilderness, there is plenty you can do to improve your life from a green perspective. Got sunlight? Start container gardening. With a few plants, fresh tomatoes, which then become canned tomato sauce, are a real option. Reduce electricity use by eating dinner by candlelight (using homemade candles, of course). Learn to use rainwater to augment water supplies. Make your own soap and hand lotion. Consider keeping chickens for the eggs. From what to eat to supporting sustainable restaurants to avoiding dry cleaning, this book offers information on anything a homesteader needs-and more.
Everything you need to know to can and preserve your own food With the cost of living continuing to rise, more and more people are saving money and eating healthier by canning and preserving food at home. This easy-to-follow guide is perfect for you if you want to learn how to can and preserve your own food, as well as if you're an experienced canner and preserver looking to expand your repertoire with the great new and updated recipes contained in this book. Inside you'll find clear, hands-on instruction in the basic techniques for everything from freezing and pickling to drying and juicing. There's plenty of information on the latest equipment for creating and storing your own healthy foods. Plus, you'll see how you can cut your food costs while controlling the quality of the food your family eats. Everything you need to know about freezing, canning, preserving, pickling, drying, juicing, and root cellaring Explains the many great benefits of canning and preserving, including eating healthier and developing self-reliance Features new recipes that include preparation, cooking, and processing times Amy Jeanroy is the Herb Garden Guide for About.com and Karen Ward is a member of the International Association of Culinary Professionals If you want to save money on your grocery bill, get back to basics, and eat healthier, "Canning & Preserving For Dummies, 2nd Edition" is your ideal resource
These generously portioned cook in the pouch meals are great for any outdoor or emergency type situation you may find yourself in. Simply add warm water, stir and eat: 2 - 10 ounce serving cook in the pouch Chili Macaroni entr e. 7 Year Shelf Life (With Proper Storage).
Grab and Go Food Kits are perfect for any unplanned emergency. Our ready-made meals are packed in airtight NITROGEN PACKED Mylar pouches, and then encased in durable plastic containers: 1,080 total servings with 3 servings of food per day for 4 adults or 2 adults and 4 children for 3 months packaged in 9 - 120 Serving Buckets (3 - Breakfast & 6 Entr e Buckets). Entrees and Breakfasts within these packages: Savory Stroganoff. Cheesy Macaroni. Pasta Alfredo. Creamy Pasta and Vegetable Rotini. Teriyaki and Rice. Cheesy Lasagna. Chicken a la King and Rice. Chili Macaroni. Tomato Basil Soup. Hearty Tortilla Soup. Apple Cinnamon Cereal. Brown Sugar and Maple. Crunchy Granola. 25 Year Shelf Life (With Proper Storage).