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  1. Homesteading and gardening
    12 May 2012 Planting Fruit Trees. 12 May 2012 Planting Fruit Trees. Four fruit trees were purchased in large containers for $49.00 each. The four chosen were; two Semi Dwarf flavor Top Nectarine designated for Zone 6, and two Semi Dwarf Green Gauger Plum designated for Zone 4. My Zone is 5,so...
  2. Homesteading and gardening
    1 March 2012 Fruit Leather Modified Method. 1 March 2012 Fruit Leather Modified Method Modified fruit leather. The flat plastic sheets sold by the dehydrator manufacturers are totally unnecessary. The typical Teflon cookie sheet is ideal. It does not stick, and has an edge to prevent running...
  3. Homesteading and gardening
    3 February 2012 Dehydrated Fruit Leather. 3 February 2012 Dehydrated Fruit Leather. The Excalibur Dehydrator was received,(3900W Excalibur Dehydrator-9 Tray Large White) and my first attempt at making fruit leather was undertaken. Fruit was purchased from the local Supermarket, since this is off...
  4. Coupons
    My Walmart has the Libby's fruit pears,peaches & cocktail fruit for $1.12a can using the coupon makes it a really good deal! I'm not sure if this is the price at all Walmarts or not? I'm not seeing a good sale on the canned fruit like I have in the past..I hope this helps for anyone who would be...
  5. Homesteading and gardening
    Can you plant fruit trees and nut trees in the fall?
  6. Kitchen Basics
    So I have a case of unsweetened applesauce and wanted to try the fruit leather with kool aid added. The kids didn't like just the applesauce leathers and blending in fruit while easy enough, I just didn't have any to add so I added a little cherry koolaid to the applesauce and they were red and...
  7. Drugstore & Grocery Store Deals/Product Reviews
    ~Policies Bountiful Baskets My state isn't included but if your state is you get a load of fresh fruit and veggies for only $15! From what I see in their pictures, it's a better deal than Aldi. You can also get all organic for only $25. It's kinda like Angel Food but with F&V. ;) ~
  8. General Chat
    I am thinking about buying a "Fruit Cocktail" Tree....It has nectarines, peaches, plums, and apricots grafted(???) on to one tree. Do you think it will grow? Will the fruit be ok? I am really curious......Oh, it is a dwarf tree also.
  9. Creative Cooking
    First off, I'm not sure I''m posting this at the right place.... could a mod correct my mistake if needed? Anyways... this is more of a "I'm sooo proud of myself" post. Sunday we had a party for which I made a big pitcher of white sangria. In it, I added slices of orange, lemon and lime as...
  10. Food for Kids
    I ran across this recipe in an Amish Cookbook my mother gave me recently. I haven't tried it yet but plan to add it to my next meal plan. Fruit Roll Ups 1 (3 ounce) packages gelatin (any flavor) 1 cup boiling water 3 cups miniature marshmallows Combine all ingredients in saucepan. Heat and...
  11. Homesteading and gardening
    6 June 2011 Vegetable and Fruit Garden 6 June 2011 Vegetable and Fruit Garden The home garden is growing well after a horrendously poor start due to much rain in April and May. The pictures depict the vegetables and fruit grown in about 3000 square feet of cultivated area. The produce grown is...
  12. Homesteading and gardening
    5 June 2011 Juice 5 June 2011 Juice Juice is made utilizing fruit and vegetables that are available. Each product is blended with water then placed in a large container and mixed and blended a second time to make a the mixture homogenous. Sufficient water is added to make the mixture adequate...
  13. Homesteading and gardening
    14 May 2011 Fruit in the Home Garden 14 May 2011 Fruit in the home garden Pictures of the fruit grown in my home garden. A few bushes can produce a large quantity of fruit. Most of my produce is consumed raw, and for preservation I utilize pressure canning of the juice. In Addition to the fruit...
  14. Health and beauty
    If you had to pick between eating fruits or vegetables for the rest of your life, which one would you choose and why? I would say vegetables. Example, a red pepper packs in more vitamin C than an orange. Plus veggies are more versatile and lower in sugar. And you?
  15. OAMC, Homecanning, Freezing, and Preserving
    Can you use frozen fruit to make jellies and jams? I am trying to find the answer to this but just come across words like "prepared", etc.
  16. Kitchen Basics
    There's a recipe somewhere in the TWG for a gelatin desert that uses regular gelatin and real fruit. Does anyone know what it is or have something similar? I think it must be in volume iii because that's the only one I don't have.
  17. Homesteading and gardening
    Has anyone tryed one of these? I know the different fruit are grafted on, but the $20 would be well worth it if the tree grows as promised.
  18. Homesteading and gardening
    Does anyone grow them? How or where can you find them? How big do the get? I need some that can be grown in a flower pot. Any ideas? thanks,
  19. OAMC, Homecanning, Freezing, and Preserving
    How do you make fruit leather in your dehydrator.... without the soft/semi-liquid leaking through the wholes of the dehydrator screen??? Should I put some saran wrap on the screen and then put on the fruit sauce?
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