Episode 102: A Visit to 40 Acres and A Cave

Today is that moment you have all been waiting for: A debrief of our visit to see Dori at her place, 40 Acres and a Cave. We will have a short debrief of what happened for the visit and a run down of some things we can all learn from what she is doing out there with that fantastic property.

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Tales from the Prepper Pantry

  • Harvested my sweet potatoes and got about ¾ of a bushel for the prepper pantry.
  • Curing Sweet potato
  • Last green bean harvest of the season
  • Blueberry oatmeal
  • Still have not done the big move-in for Winter 2018
  • The great lasagna and the mandolin zucchini noodles

What Mother Nature is providing

  • Ap: Swiss chard is coming on
  • First Oyster mushrooms – planning to put up a ton
  • Last of the sage
  • Lemon balm – last call
  • Almost time for horseradish
  • Parsley

Stump the Sauce

  • Oxtail: Paired with jerk or curry – http://coopcancook.com/braised-oxtails/
  • What Sauce would do: sear then do a roemertopf with smoked paprika, rosemary, garlic, salt, peppers, carrots, onion, salt – served over sauteed mushroom or rice with a broth made from the rendered juices of the roemertopf and a bit of stock – because there is always stock.

Operation Independence

  • The great plumbing repair: $150
  • Taxes really did get sent – next up: more taxes
  • The gas dryer story
  • Coffee of the month is starting to sell

A debrief of 40 Acres and a Cave

Make it a great week!

Song: Anonymous by Sauce

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