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Where to buy that cast iron skillet with sections?

| October 11, 2014 | 2 Comments
Where to buy that cast iron skillet with sections?

In our recent pumpkin cornbread recipe video, we use a round cast iron skillet with sections, a pan with the pie sections already divided. I love this pan. I can’t remember where I got it, but I figured out where to buy it. Why Love a Cast Iron Pan? This skillet has edge wedge already […]

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Core your apple before you eat lifehack

| October 21, 2014 | 0 Comments
Core your apple before you eat lifehack

Here’s a neat little lifehack that I thought of while wanting a snack while in the home office. I don’t keep cookies or sugar type snacks in the house, because I will eat them! But I do keep fresh fruit, dried fruits, and nuts in the house to snack on, because I eat constantly. Back […]

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Planting a tree next to a tree stump is a challenge

| October 20, 2014 | 0 Comments
Planting a tree next to a tree stump is a challenge

We took a Mulberry tree out of our backyard, the neighbors were complaining about the berries, the pups ate the berries, not a good thing. In its place we are planting Leyland Cypress evergreens. These trees grow fast and are good at creating a green fence, which makes good neighbors. But we had to deal […]

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When Decluttering Your Home Think ebay

| October 17, 2014 | 0 Comments
When Decluttering Your Home Think ebay

I’m on a quest to get rid of stuff I don’t use, so I have this suggestion when you are decluttering your home: Sell stuff on ebay. I’ve had 4 fishing reels in a box at the bottom of the basement stairs for how knows how long, thinking they are worth something. Today I put them […]

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Find Cheap House Renovation Stuff At Metal Recycler

| October 16, 2014 | 0 Comments
Find Cheap House Renovation Stuff At Metal Recycler

Cheap doesn’t always mean good, but in this case finding cheap house renovation stuff paid off. With the installation of a new gas fired steam boiler, I decided to replace one of the steam radiators that is way over-sized for the space it is in. This radiator is in the common hallway, and there isn’t […]

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Homemade Sauerkraut – Fermentation Progress Report

| October 15, 2014 | 6 Comments
Homemade Sauerkraut – Fermentation Progress Report

We are basing our new homemade sauerkraut how to on Leda Meredith’s new book, Preserving Everything, which shows how one can make sauerkraut in a mason jar. We talked with Leda recently on GF Radio: listen here. Links to buy book at end of post ↓ I like this mason jar sauerkraut method, it makes […]

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Bread Free Lunch from what’s in the fridge.

| October 14, 2014 | 0 Comments
Bread Free Lunch from what’s in the fridge.

As I stick to my basically gluten free diet before 6 pm, which I have found to be very helpful in not having that late afternoon crash, lunch has been a challenge. I would usually make a peanut butter sandwich, or a grilled cheese sandwich, but I can’t do that anymore. ( I talk about […]

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Tick Bite, What To Do – GF Radio 357

| October 13, 2014 | 1 Comment
Tick Bite, What To Do – GF Radio 357

Podcast: Play in new window | Download Eric tells about the tick bite he got over the weekend and what to do about it. He had the classic red dot around the tick bite and then a larger lighter red rash area around the it. What is key is to be able to save the […]

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Eric Tries the Gluten Free Thing – GF Radio 355

| September 24, 2014 | 7 Comments
Eric Tries the Gluten Free Thing – GF Radio 355

Podcast: Play in new window | Download We follow up on Leda Meredith’s fermentation how to book, and why Rick buys his how-to books in hardcover and not an ebook. Rick likes Leda’s book finding it easy to follow. Links are below. We read some mail based on our podcast about dog allergies, its seems […]

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Easy Fermentation Recipes & Foraging Tips with Leda Meredith – GF Radio 355

| September 19, 2014 | 1 Comment
Easy Fermentation Recipes & Foraging Tips with Leda Meredith – GF Radio 355

Podcast: Play in new window | Download New Fermentation recipes are here in a new book by Leda Meredith. Leda, a foraging and food preservation expert joins Eric today to talk about fermentation, making cheese, and foraging. Leda has two new books out, Preserving Everything: Can, Culture, Pickle, Freeze, Ferment, Dehydrate, Smoke, Salt, that has […]

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Grilled Tomatoes with Spinach and Cheese, an Easy Tomato Recipe – GF Video

| September 17, 2014 | 0 Comments
Grilled Tomatoes with Spinach and Cheese, an Easy Tomato Recipe – GF Video

An easy tomato recipe to use up some of those giant beefsteak tomatoes that doesn’t involve making a salad or a BLT. Grill big tomato slices, make a cream sauce, add in spinach, top with cheese, and you’ve got a nice appetizer or side dish. This recipe comes from GF viewer Marcus, who sent us […]

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Changing Your Headlight bulbs & When to Call the Professionals

| September 13, 2014 | 0 Comments
Changing Your Headlight bulbs & When to Call the Professionals

Podcast: Play in new window | Download Rick tells of how he tried to change the headlight bulbs on his Toyota Prius, and how it all ended up a the mechanic’s garage instead. We learn when its time to call the professional and walk away from a DIY repair. Eric has been watching great car […]

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Pet Allergies & Basement Flooding Solutions GF Radio 353

| September 4, 2014 | 1 Comment
Pet Allergies & Basement Flooding Solutions GF Radio 353

Podcast: Play in new window | Download We talk with Monica about her dog’s pet allergies and behavioral problems, and her basement flooding problem. Monica has a 2 yr old mixed breed rescue pup that has developed food allergies and has been become aggressive towards squirrels and rabbits. Rick talks about his experience with pet […]

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BBQ Rub Recipes And Fix Your Air Conditioner – GF Radio 352

| August 29, 2014 | 1 Comment
BBQ Rub Recipes And Fix Your Air Conditioner – GF Radio 352

Podcast: Play in new window | Download A few ways to fix your air conditioner before calling the AC repair person and BBQ rub recipes on the show as Mike joins us. Mike talks about BBQ rubs and tells us a few simple things you can do to fix your air conditioner, and if those […]

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Cherry Tomato Recipe: Make Pesto! – GF Video

| August 20, 2014 | 1 Comment
Cherry Tomato Recipe: Make Pesto! – GF Video

A cherry tomato recipe that is a new one to me: Cherry Tomato Pesto. I heard about this from Lidia Bastianich, who was interviewed on ATK Radio and mentioned it. I was surprised at how well it turned out, never had I thought of making pesto this way before. What fun to have a new […]

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