Seeds and Prepping Plans, two great shows for tonight from our Saturday hosts “The Prepared Canadian” and “The Road Less Traveled”!
Seeds, what’s the difference? Now that the snow is gone, or almost ,our thoughts will be turning outdoors. More specifically to the gardens. There is no shortage of skills to learn or knowledge to be gained when it comes to growing your own food. We have to think about soil and amendments, water and storage for irrigation, mulches, hugel beds, etc. but how about spending some time thinking about your seeds. We have all heard that we need to have heirloom, or open pollinated seeds, but why? What is the difference between hybrid and GMO? Are they both bad for us? Continue reading Seeds and Prepping Plans!
Bread, the life giving staple of humanity
Host: Dean “The Prepared Canadian”
Bread is often referred to as the life giving staple of humanity. Every culture on earth has its own version and they feed it to prisoner’s right? Well, OK, maybe that last part is just folklore, but let’s face it, there simply is no better way to enjoy all that peanut butter and homemade jam you have stored up in the pantry.
The problem is…how can you make bread during or just after a disaster? The stores are closed, the power is out, and the stove doesn’t work! Well, there are a few ways you can turn your stored up flour into golden loaves.
This week we’ll talk about different ways t make bread with or without yeast. I’ll discuss ways to use a simple bread machine and which setting work best. If you simply can’t generate power for a bread machine, don’t worry, there are plenty of ways to get your daily loaf such as sourdough. I’ll tell you how to capture wild yeast in a simple mixture of flour and water, but if that doesn’t work out for you, I have a cheat tip to help it along. Continue reading Bread, the life giving staple of humanity!