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The Creek Road Podcast Episode 034 Bugs Dijor

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The Creek Road Podcast Episode 034 Bugs Dijor

Welcome Frinds to Episode 034 of The Creek Road Podcast This Week we speak of

This Week In West Virginia

Product Review Tramontina Cast Iron Enameled Dutch Oven.
Enameled cast iron cookware is not as common in the US. As it is in other parts of the world. Enameling cast iron is a way to protect the cookware from corrosion or chemical processes. Improve the look or decorate the cookware.

Eating Bugs
“According to Grub, online purveyors of freeze-dried insects for culinary purposes, 80% of the world’s nations eat insects as a part of their diet. They can be farmed in a much smaller space than large livestock, and require a substantially lower quantity of water and feed to rear to adult size” Quoted From MSN This is why we should be eating insects

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Tramontina Enamel Dutch Oven Product Review

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Tramontina Enamel Dutch Oven Product Review.

Today I want to tell you about the Tramontina 5.5 Qt Enameled Cast Iron Dutch Oven. No home cooking arsenal is complete without a dutch oven. And I love all things cast iron. Cast iron cookware in my opinion is the best choice for everything. With a watchful eye at auctions, flea markets, yard sales, you can buy the best longest lasting cookware. It’s not uncommon to pass your cast iron cookware down to your children. Continue reading

Free E-Book Simple Truth About Raising Chickens

Free E-book

Free E-Book Simple Truth About Raising Chickens

Welcome Friends I just Couldn’t Stay Away

        I have been working Hard at making The Creek Road Podcast Better and more interesting. This working Vacation has been more work than I expected LOL. I have been working with Beth Author of the Raising Chickens Blog Posts #1-4. We compiled The Free E-Book “Simple Truth About Raising Chickens”. And Want to Give this Free E-Book to Everyone, So come And Learn the Simple Truth’s About Raising Chickens. Less Money than you think you need, More Fun than you Can Imagine, And the Best Tasting Eggs you ever Had.

        We Hope you Enjoy The E-Book But If not. I Guarantee that I will Return 100% of your Money No Questions Asked. You don’t Even Have to Return the Free E-Book Simple Truth About Keeping Chickens. Keep it As Our Gift. :-]

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Healthy living Dealing With Heel Pain

plantar_fasciitis Heel Pain

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Healthy living Dealing With Heel Pain

Dealing with Heel Pain. I have Heal Pain. When it is acting up it keeps me from my walking exercises. It has forced me to leave my 2nd job at Advanced Auto Parts. If you have experienced it you know what I am talking about. When you get up from a resting position it hurts. And getting up during the night or in the morning can be excruciating. This is a condition called “Plantar Fasciitis” In my case once I found a treatment it was easy and immediate relief from the pain. Continue reading

Frugal Living The Frugal Secret!

The Frugal Secret

The Frugal Secret!

Nanny didn’t waste money but she wasn’t afraid to Spend it Either. she would Spend money on Big hams. Or that Huge Turkey. She knew The Frugal Secret!  Nanny was born during the years leading to the great depression. She had seen her fair share of hard times. It showed in how she cooked. She was an old time cook. The classic home maker that can walk into a bare kitchen and perform some kind of grandmother Voodoo that created a dinner from empty refrigerator and bare pantry shelves. I can’t count the number of times I came home to what I thought was an empty refrigerator complaining that there was nothing to eat!  Only to set down to a dinner table flush with Beans and Cornbread or Buttered Potatoes, Green Beans and Ham slices. This is a Skill that is Quickly disappearing in todays McMicrowave world. Join me as I tell you of The Frugal Secret! Continue reading

Slow Cooker SoFrit Chicken Gizzards

SoFrit With Broc chicken gizzards

SoFrit Chicken Gizzards & Harts in Tomato Pepper sauce

Have I got a Treat Of a recipe for your Crock Pot today. Slow Cooker Sofrit “Chicken Gizzards & Harts In a Tomato Pepper Sauce”. I went to the Google’s to see what the Italian translation for Chicken Gizzards was and found out that my conglomeration was a recipe. I had never heard of SoFrit. Oh By the Way the Italian Translation for Chicken Gizzards is “Ventriglio Di Pollo”. Olives-N-Okra Talk about Sofrit, or Chicken Gizzards & Hearts in Hot Sauce being and old Italian dish common in Rhode Island. My ingredients are so close that I am calling my dish SoFrit. Instead of Ventriglio Di Pollo or Italian Chicken Gizzards.
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Frugal Living Oil Lamp Wick Maintenance

Wick

Frugal Living Oil Lamp Wick Maintenance

Growing up we had Oil lamps in the home in case the electric went out. These Effective and inexpensive forms of Light worked wonderfully keeping the Boogie Man away.  I would say that if you went from home to home in my part of the world as a child. You would find that almost everyone had the same oil lamps. They were as common as soup beans and fried taters. Continue reading

The Creek Road Podcast Episode 031 Memories

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Welcome Friends To Episode 031 Memories Of The Creek Road Podcast

This Week on The Creek Road Podcast We Speak of

This Week In West Virginia

Beautiful Warm Weather, The Song of the Red Wing Black Bird, 70 Degree Days Continue reading

Frugal Living Oil Lamp

Oil Lamp

Frugal Living Oil Lamp

We have talked about Tea Light Candles conveyance of having them as a backup light source. Cheap Small and easy to stash in ever drawer they are at hand all the time. But what if you need more light or just want to find a way to use other things to make Light. Or Gasp you didn’t buy any and now you’re scrounging around trying to find a way to make some form of Illumination.

Let’s take a Page from History. Oil or Fat Lamps have existed you might as well say forever.  In their simplest forms they are a container with fat and a wick of some kind to draw the fat to the end of the wick where the flame Burns and produces light. Continue reading

Frugal Living Gardening

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Frugal Living Gardening

Tring to be frugal today I started working with the tomatoes seed starts I had planted. The Burpee Hybrids I planted are doing amazing they are up and out with only a few slow starts. The Organic seeds from Home Farmer aren’t doing so well out of 37 Starts I have 2 Brandy Wine and 1 Cherokee Purple. To say that I am not impressed is an understatement. The Brandy Wine seeds didn’t germinate I have dissected 3 of the peat moss growing media all with the same results. The coating the seeds had on them didn’t dissolve it just became gooey and the seeds never germinated. I am hoping that this is not the case with other organic seeds. I am going to go back to my local Walmart and try Burpee Organic Tomato’s Seeds and see if I have the same issue. Problem is, now I am almost 2 weeks behind with organic tomatoes. So I have a plan.
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