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Home-Made Instant Brown Rice

I use only brown rice and the other night I needed some rice and had to cook it for 45-50 minutes. Made a much later meal than desired. So my brain thinks, you can buy instant brown rice so why can't you make it. So I came up with this idea to make it. (And maybe it's an old idea and you all know how to do this, but I had never seen it so it was new to me.)


1 cup of rice

2 cups water

Cooked until it was done. Rinsed well and put it on my dehydrator…


Added by me on March 18, 2011 at 4:00am — 6 Comments

DIY Incubator

 Last spring I got some chicks that were supposed to be good for setting but so far there have been no signs of trying to set so I decided to set some eggs in an incubator.

I didn't go out and spend dollars on an incubator but made one out of boxes that I had done years ago and had good success with it. Here are the items and steps I used to build one.

Items used to build the incubator

2 cardboard boxes

1x2 board

1x4x6" board



Added by me on March 10, 2011 at 12:18pm — 4 Comments

Yummy Turnip Greens Dish


     The other morning I was looking in the freezer to take something out for supper and I found a bag of frozen turnip greens I  had put up last fall that had gotten lost.  I decided to make something for lunch with it.  Here is what I threw together.

1 cup turnip greens

1/3 cup chopped onion

2 crushed garlic cloves

1/3 cup sunflower seeds…


Added by me on March 6, 2011 at 11:40am — 1 Comment


This is posted on my blog: http://mountainvalleyfarms.blogspot.com

About a month ago I noticed my dishwasher was not cleaning my dishes very well and I thought do I need to get another one? Didn't take me long to say no I don't! So I've been washing dishes by hand and loving it. I get to look out my kitchen window and watch the birds and just enjoy the beauty of outside. I've been using my dishwasher as a drainer…


Added by me on March 2, 2011 at 2:27pm — No Comments



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