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Easy Pico De Gallo

I love salsas, chutneys, anything that gives flavor to food. The more interesting the better. So, pico is big with me. Having bought this homestead in the middle of nowhere, where, let’s face it, culinary standards are at the “fry it in as much lard as you can get” level, good, fresh pico isn’t something…

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So we have these pigs. Yeah.

So we have these pigs. Yeah. I got them as a breeding pair, figuring the resulting piglets will pay for our feed for the next year, and we can keep 2 for our own purposes. I don’t see myself getting too attached to these pigs, however, which is probably a good thing in the homesteading…

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New Cuckoo Maran Chick

A few months ago, I purchased some 4-week old cuckoo maran pullets, which were to ship November 17. After living in warmer climates for a few years, I conveniently forgot that in most places, November means cold weather. So order baby chicks for delivery in November I did. And all but one lone, scrappy little…

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New home, new blog

About 6 months ago, we got it into our heads to buy a farm. The idea made sense – we breed and train horses so a permanent home for them was needed – and we got a pretty good deal on this farm. With 10 acres and horses that don’t need all 10 acres, it…