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[18 Aug 2014 | 5 Comments | ]
Mandarin Glut!

What do you do with a treeful of mandarins or other citrus?

Featured, Frugality, Gleaning, Preparing Food »

[12 Feb 2014 | One Comment | ]
Blackberry Pie

If there’s anything better than a bucket full of free blackberries, it can only be blackberry pie!

Gleaning, Headline, Preparing Food »

[7 Feb 2014 | 5 Comments | ]
Bunya Nuts: Preparing and Cooking

How to extract bunya nuts from the bunya cone, and how to prepare, cook and eat them.

Keeping Animals, Preparing Food, Recipes »

[14 Oct 2013 | Comments Off on Skinning A Duck | ]
Skinning A Duck

What do you do with a misbehaving drake? Around here, you invite him to dinner!

Keeping Animals, Preparing Food »

[27 Aug 2013 | 5 Comments | ]
Processing Meat Rabbits

Rabbits are one of the best ways to supply your family with home-grown meat. They’re easy to care for, economical, and quick to process.

Preparing Food, Video »

[28 May 2013 | 11 Comments | ]
Small Critters Butchery Workshop

On Friday night I attended a workshop to learn how to bone out rabbits, ducks and chickens.

Frugality, Keeping Animals, Preparing Food »

[5 Aug 2012 | 15 Comments | ]
Rooster Processing Day


I processed four surplus roosters last weekend. Having an organised workflow makes the whole thing a lot faster and easier! There are no graphic photos in this post.

Frugality, Preparing Food, Recipes »

[13 Jun 2012 | 8 Comments | ]
Bread As A Quiche Base

Quiche is a quick and easy meal, and a great way to use up leftover food. Using bread as the base makes it even quicker and easier!

Permaculture, Preparing Food, Science and Technology »

[29 Apr 2012 | 12 Comments | ]
My Favourite Sustainability and Homesteading Podcasts

Here’s a list of the podcasts I regularly listen to. I’d love it if you could suggest others you think I might like!

Frugality, Keeping Animals, Preparing Food, Recipes »

[19 Apr 2012 | 12 Comments | ]
Head Cheese Recipe

It’s a boiled pig’s head, meat removed and diced, then set in a terrine mould with jelly made from the cooking broth. What’s not to like?!