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Everyone must be sleeping in today :idunno:caf
I wish! I'm going to give that black g garlic a try!
So sideline farm work for next year evolved as I read one little post on SS. :rolleyes: My mind floats.
What are you thinking? You have a plan to get out of the work force before that - please share!!!!

Alrighty - off to figure out what I need to do today...maybe stir that corn, lol!
 

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Nah, told you I was planning to quit work in 12-18 mos, at least one of my jobs, then the other. So looking at farm income type efforts. Advance planning. :D That's why I've been looking, buying, shopping all these things I "think" I want to have -- get that in place before I drop a paycheck. Will be able to make the things I want with equipment in place. I will be broke, busy and happy! The old lady and her farm.

Yeah, I plan to do the black garlic. Novelty thing but sounds good. AND since I have no rice cooker, looked & found other options.:D =D

Of course Greybeard pointed out that if a farm had to mow their fields just to keep them down, that they were understocked. Now I know GB knows his stuff, so I may have to buy something!? Increase the goat herd? The chickens maybe -- at least they give me eggs to sell -- but don't eat enough grass for what I have to cut.

I believe I could find someone to buy a feeder calf, I finish and we split it. Thinking I may look into that. :cool:
 

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OK Devonviolet...we were both up at a terrible hour :)
Yes, occasionally I am up in the middle of the night. Sometimes I fall asleep in my chair and wake up with a full bladder. I check BYH before I hit the hay.

Last night, I had made some turkey stuffing and a pumpkin pie, to take for our monthly church fellowship meal today. I was waiting for the pie to cool enough, that I could put it in the fridge to cool. Both turned out yummy, BTW!

:rolleyes: My mind floats.
I know exactly what you mean, Mini. There are times I go online to look something up. That triggers a thought, so I look something else up. And on and on it goes. My mother used to call it “rabbit trails”.

DH will come into the room and ask what I’m doing. I’ll say more research. My mind never shuts off!!! That can be a good thing and it can be a bad thing. :th
 
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Nah, told you I was planning to quit work in 12-18 mos, at least one of my jobs, then the other. So looking at farm income type efforts. Advance planning. :D That's why I've been looking, buying, shopping all these things I "think" I want to have -- get that in place before I drop a paycheck. Will be able to make the things I want with equipment in place. I will be broke, busy and happy! The old lady and her farm.

Yeah, I plan to do the black garlic. Novelty thing but sounds good. AND since I have no rice cooker, looked & found other options.:D =D

Of course Greybeard pointed out that if a farm had to mow their fields just to keep them down, that they were understocked. Now I know GB knows his stuff, so I may have to buy something!? Increase the goat herd? The chickens maybe -- at least they give me eggs to sell -- but don't eat enough grass for what I have to cut.

I believe I could find someone to buy a feeder calf, I finish and we split it. Thinking I may look into that. :cool:
Hair sheep. No shear and tasty but you’ll need fencing and a guardian.
 

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No Bay, my Mom just did straight up elderberry with sugar and cornstarch. When it came to berries, she sent my Dad and me out. She got in chiggers real bad one time and got scared off. Haha
I didn't know abt the toxins involved in the stems and elderberries. I just know she knew how to prepare them, and it made The BEST Pie Ever! :weee
She was always good at just abt any pie you have heard of or read abt. Hot and cold pie are my two favorites, and Elderberry wins the ribbon!
 

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@Skiesblue for your Buick sized zucchini, make Zucchini Boats! Cut in half, scoop our seeds with a spoon. With the spoon, scoop out as much of the zucchini as you can. Chop in half inch pieces. Chop an onion, saute with zucchini. Brown a pound of hamburger meat. Combine with zucchini and onion, can add mushrooms, bell pepper or whatever you like. Mix in a cup of spaghetti sauce. Fill the zucchini shells, place on a cookie sheet. Bake at 350 for half hour, remove from oven, top with cheese and put back in the oven for 15 minutes.

@Devonviolet I use 6 Buick sized zucchini. I cut in half, then quarter them. I scoop out the seeds and peel. I slice each quarter in two pieces, then cut in one inch cubes. Put them in a pot, add grape juice to barely cover and simmer until the zucchini is translucent. Puree in a blender and add one can frozen Welches grape juice. Blend again. Pour on solid sheets in dehydrator and dry. You would NEVER know that it is zucchini!
 

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No Bay, my Mom just did straight up elderberry with sugar and cornstarch. When it came to berries, she sent my Dad and me out. She got in chiggers real bad one time and got scared off. Haha
I didn't know abt the toxins involved in the stems and elderberries. I just know she knew how to prepare them, and it made The BEST Pie Ever! :weee
She was always good at just abt any pie you have heard of or read abt. Hot and cold pie are my two favorites, and Elderberry wins the ribbon!
I like pies. Cake is just ok, but PIES! YUM! I have several cups of Elderberries in the refrigerator, I may have to try making a pie. My favorite is cherry pie, but all I've ever had was store bought. No cherry trees here!
 

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My favorite is cherry pie, but all I've ever had was store bought. No cherry trees here!
I LOVE cherry pie!!! I used to be able to get cans of unsweetened, tart cherries in cherry juice. Those cherries made the best cherry pies!

For the past several years, I have been looking for those cherries in multiple stores. But, all i finf is cherry pie "filling", which includes sugar, cornstarch and who know what else. So, it stays on the shelf.
:hit

Oh, and thanks, @Baymule. I'll have to give your recipe a try once i have loys of zuccini. :D
 
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