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Homestead Hacks: 3 Ingredient Slow Cook Recipes

December 31, 2016 2

Homestead Hacks: 3 Ingredient Slow Cook Recipes Here are a few terrific recipes for the family on the go. Only 3 ingredients! Fast and easy! Crock Pot Brown Sugar Pineapple Ham Ingredients 2 c. Brown […]

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Christmas

A Christmas to Remember from Oregon FSA

December 13, 2016 0

A Holiday Message from the Oregon State FSA Executive Director A Christmas to Remember The fall of 1964 had been wet, much like this one, with a good snowpack developing in the Cascades, stretching down […]

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Homestead

Heavy Snow Prompts Backcountry Travel Advisory

December 11, 2016 0

Heavy Snow Prompts Backcountry Travel Advisory Recent winter storms prompt backcountry travel advisory from the Kootenai County Sheriff’s Office. With the recent snow fall, the Sheriff’s Office has been responding to an increased number of […]

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DIY

Hard apple cider is the perfect home brew project

October 12, 2016 0

Hard apple cider is the perfect home brew project Cider gets its start in America The apple was one of the earliest crops imported by English and Western European colonists. The first documented colonial cultivated […]

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Featured

Canning Apple Butter using a Crock Pot

October 1, 2016 0

Autumn is the time for apples. Here is an easy recipe to use some of your extra fruit. Do you have a favorite way to use or preserve them? Let us know! Canning Apple Butter […]

DIY

Harvest Right – The Good, the Bad, the Tasty!

September 3, 2016 0

Harvest Right – The Good, the Bad, the Tasty……. By Bettina Fuller You have seen the ads – the pretty housewife in her gorgeous state-of-the-art kitchen, slicing turkey breast into the trays of her Harvest […]

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Community

Going Home: A Test Run By Brian Welch

August 18, 2016 0

Going Home: A Test Run By Brian Welch   “It” happened on Aug. 17th at 6:15 AM PDT. Took a few seconds for the realization to sink in, after the truck’s engine died and the […]

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Homestead

Why We Prepare – The Pioneer Fire 2016

August 11, 2016 0

Why We Prepare *Editor’s Note:  This is the first of a series we hope will be informative and beneficial to the community. If you have a story that explains why you prepare for emergencies please […]

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Tips For Canning Soups, Stews, and Chili

July 31, 2016 2

Tips For Canning Homemade Soups, Stews, and Chili A Pressure Canner is a MUST!  When canning anything other than fruits, pickles, or plain tomatoes, you absolutely need to use a pressure canner (not the same […]

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