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I grew up gardening and cooking - in the city. Over the past few years I've come to realize that my family's way of life was vastly different than most: raising rabbits for meat, putting up the harvest, baking bread every week. I think these are lost arts. This blog is an attempt to document this way and to help others to achieve it in a modern world.


Snout-to-tail living

Rustic Loaf and Breadboard
Winter Flavors
Food Preparation
Vegan Trio

Surprise Mushroom Forage

Sometimes you don't look for mushrooms, but the mushrooms find you. I've mentioned on how this has been a wonderful fall season for...

What to Drink in Potosi, Wisconsin

I went for a short mini-vacation to stay with friends and do a little late-fall mushroom hunting in Potosi, Wisconsin. This tiny town in...

Planting Fall Garlic

This weekend I didn't get out into the woods to mushroom hunt because my fall garlic arrived! The weather is quickly changing, and I...

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