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ham and bean soup

Ham and Bean Soup


Nothing warms me up on a rainy winter day like homemade soup. This Ham and Bean Soup uses up that big ham bone I stuck in the freezer after Christmas. Watch and see how easy it is to make, then print out the recipe! And the recipe Ham and Bean Soup Recipe Ingredients: Hambone with meat 2 pounds white beans,…

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Easy Potato Soup


Cooking from scratch is easy! Throw this Easy Potato Soup in the crock pot in the morning and it’s ready for dinner when you get home from work. Or whatever. When we filmed The Potato Soup Movie for YouTube, it seemed to only make sense to put it here in writing, as well. I am including a number of things…

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Homemade Vitamin C


Homemade Vitamin C was today’s project. The urban homestead has a lemon tree and a grapefruit tree, so we have lots of raw material. We have never used any pesticides on the trees, so this stuff will be all organic! I have always felt wasteful throwing all those peels away. To find out I could have been making Vitamin C,…

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Side Pork – Better Bacon


Ah, the¬†wonders of side pork. Just what is it? Side pork is the cut of the pig that bacon is made out of. And they do sell it “unbaconized” in the store. We acquired some the other day and sliced it up to fry as bacon. We also cut it into chunks and put it in with some beans. Sometimes…

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