Food – Little Tassie Prepper

When raising pigs, is Boar Taint a concern to the small hold farmer?

Darby Simpson recently appeared as one of the expert council members, in episode 2003, where he addressed a question from a listener.  The question was concerning boars that should have been desexed, yet apparently the job wasn’t done properly… and the main point I found interesting was Boar Taint. Darby states empirically that Boar Taint Read more about When raising pigs, is Boar Taint a concern to the small hold farmer?[…]

Easy method to making your own Jerky or Biltong

A couple of weeks (or maybe months) ago I submitted an article to Self Reliance Magazine.  It is on making Biltong/Jerky drier.  I did submit one on making Biltong, yet they had already too many articles on making food for the Summer issue.  Luckily I already had started on that article as a possible followup.  Read more about Easy method to making your own Jerky or Biltong[…]

“From a certain point onward there is no longer any turning back. That is the point that must be reached.” – Franz Kafka

The Mead I started last week has been quietly bubbling away in a cupboard.  I have not done much, apart from admire it and smell the aroma coming from within.  It already smells wonderful, with the smell of alcohol mixed with the sweetness of the honey and the tang of orange.  From my instructions, I Read more about “From a certain point onward there is no longer any turning back. That is the point that must be reached.” – Franz Kafka[…]

“I keep my own personality in a cupboard under the stairs at home so that no one else can see it or nick it.” – Dawn French

Part of our food preparedness is ensuring that we have sufficient food on hand.  In our old house we had large storage areas for our food, which allowed us to build up a considerable stockpile.  In our new home, this has not been the case.  While our kitchen does have large amounts of cupboards, they Read more about “I keep my own personality in a cupboard under the stairs at home so that no one else can see it or nick it.” – Dawn French[…]

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