Healthy Natural Food

Tennessee Amish Plow Boy Produce Auction

July 6, 2011
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Tennessee Amish Plow Boy Produce Auction

I loaded up the kids and we headed to the Plow Boy Amish Produce Auction last week.  It always proves to be a fun outing!  If you haven’t read what I’ve written about the Plow Boy Auction in the past, check out this link:  Tennessee Plow Boy Produce Auction It is a large auction of…

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Raising Your Own Meat: Pastured Pork, Grass-fed Beef and Lamb

May 17, 2010
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Raising Your Own Meat:  Pastured Pork, Grass-fed Beef and Lamb

For several years our family has been raising our own meat. We’ve found that not only is it a healthier alternative but it is much cheaper than buying meat from the store. Pro’s of Raising Your Own Meat: Home grown meat is a healthier alternative than buying prepackaged feed-lot meat at the store. If you…

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Making Homemade Root Beer from Sassafras Roots

April 7, 2010
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Making Homemade Root Beer from Sassafras Roots

Warning:  The FDA has banned the use of Sassafras because it has been determined to cause cancer in laboratory rats.  As such, sassafras is considered a controlled substance and can not be sold in processed food products such as bottled root beer for the retail market.  Here on Vaughnshire, our woods contain a old fashioned…

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5 Tips to Cooking Grass Fed Beef

February 12, 2010
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5 Tips to Cooking Grass Fed Beef

I’ve had a lot of folks tell me that they did not like grass fed beef; that it was too tough, or didn’t taste right.  To be honest, in my experience, there have been several steaks I have cooked where I agreed with them.  But at the same time, there were some that were out…

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