Author Archive | Christine


Homemade Corned Beef

There are few food related holidays that I don’t like – none, in fact.  I do love to eat, I do love to cook, and I especially love to prep good food from scratch.  From scratch cooking gives you the most value, the most flavor, the most nutrition, and the most versatility.  I pride myself […]

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Things I’m Grateful For: Thanksgiving 2016

Two events are colliding this month and the juxtaposition is, to me, quite striking.  The post-election fall-out still hasn’t quite settled, and Thanksgiving (our annual pause to reflect on the gifts in our lives) is just around the corner.  Significant research into the urban agricultural/sustainable agriculture/prepper population reveals a dichotomy – possibly the most politically […]

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Seed-To-Table Pumpkin Pie

I’m not much of a baker, but I can make some pretty delicious pies.  My all-time best is huckleberry pie, made from fresh berries picked in the mountains of Oregon.  Difficult to recreate here in Colorado Springs, that’s okay.  It’s okay, because my second best pie is fresh pumpkin pie, made from pumpkins I grow […]

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