Cooking with Canned Rabbit, or “How does it REALLY taste?”

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Yesterday I wrote about canning rabbit. Today, I’ll cover what it actually tasted like, and what I did with the first jar I opened.
As I mentioned before, the smell while it was processing was VERY
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Pressure Canned rabbit

Canning rabbit

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I’ve had a VERY productive year raising my New Zealand/AlTex cross meat rabbits. Not that I should be surprised, they ARE rabbits. And since I’ve packed my tiny freezer full of rib eye steaks, I’m kind of low on available storage for animal protein. A perfect chance to try out the […]

Life is Good Today

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Went to work in the midst of a stalled tropical storm. The job was located in a gated golf community, NOT my favorite place to be. Job didn’t pan out either. Lovely. Gray skies mirrored m attitude. Bleh.
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A Random Tuesday

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Spent most of last night working on a Kindle hack/repair, so don’t have much to write about other than what I took up all of my evening (it’s 1am as I write this, having just finished with my project outlined below).
I purchased a used, working Kindle off of Craigslist, a […]

A Hurricane Season Windfall – Again.

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You can see how large my mangoes are yes, that is a quarter next to it!). The season is upon us – Tropical Storm Debbie is off the coast, the mangoes are hanging heavy on the tree, and the dehydrator has been sitting idle for weeks.
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Summer crops for coastal South Florida, Zone 9B / 10A – Alternates

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I called this one “Alternates” since I have several other plant options for summer gardening in south Florida, but they aren’t as important to me (yet?), though I may have grown, or am growing them now.
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Summer crops for coastal South Florida, Zone 9B / 10A – Sweet Potatoes

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These  herbaceous perennial vines are VERY welcome volunteers…all over my yard, offering a leafy ground cover I can eat as a salad when young, as a cooked spinach substitute when older, and of course, a tuber I can use in a variety of […]

yard long beans

Summer crops for coastal South Florida, Zone 9B / 10A – Yard-Long Bean

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From www.evergreenseeds.com:
Yardlong Bean, also called Chinese Long Bean, is a vigorous climbing annual and the plant begins to produce long pods, ranging from 14 to 30 inches, 60 days after sowing. The pods hang in pairs that should be picked for […]

Summer crops for coastal South Florida, Zone 9B / 10A – Malabar Spinach

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Malabar spinach is an answer to one of my many garden-based prayers, the most common request being “Please give me SOMETHING organic, besides fire, to eliminate these
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Summer crops for coastal South Florida, Zone 9B / 10A – Intro

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I grew up in the mountains of West Virginia with rich, fertile soil. We also had seasons that included frost, a definite garden killer for most plants. Now that I live 1000 miles south (1005 miles to be exact, at least driving […]