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Showing posts from October, 2018

Food List

Originally published in 2016, here is a list of the things I keep in my home pantry. Note, we have re-acquired chickens and now hold around 125-150 birds at any given time. I keep 12-15 cans of the following in my pantry at all times and rotate the oldest forward. Throughout the week we make a list on the fridge of any cans we use. Weekly my wife and I go to the store and replace what ever we’ve taken out of the stores. This list can seem really daunting at first and expensive to acquire. However, we built it up over time. $10 in cans here and $10 in dry goods there. Only thing we purchase from the store is bi-weekly meat or dairy purchases. We kept 40 chickens up until a few months ago when a tornado destroyed a 4 y.o. laying flock. (40 was excessive but we bartered and sold the eggs with locals.) Alcohols and other comforts are also rotated out as needed or used. Same with 10gal fresh water. Canned Goods Corn Mixed Vegetables Potatoes Rotel Tomato Paste Tomato Sa

Dinner Rolls

Dinner Rolls Need a quick starch with dinner? These rustic rolls are perfect alongside a roast, buttered and garliced like pandesal , or served with soft cheeses and jams. These will be a hit at your dinner table!             Ingredients 1 C Warm Water <120f 1/8 C (2T) Honey 2T Yeast (one packet) 1/3 C Canola Oil 2 tsp Kosher salt (1/2 if idozied) 2 Eggs, mixed 3 1/2 C AP Flour + 3-5 T Whole Wheat Steps In bowl of stand mixer, dissolve honey in warm water and add yeast. Stir, allow to bloom 15 minutes. Add oil, salt, and eggs, using dough hook to incorporate. Add all flour. Mix 3 minutes or until a smooth dough forms, stopping to scrape sides as necessary. Turn dough out on a floured surface. (Preferably with WW Flour.) Using a bench scraper, cut into 12pcs. Half, then in half, then in thirds. Begin preheating oven to 450F. Place on a rimmed baking tray and cover with a moist or flowered towel. Allow to rise in a warm plac