Now that we have our cast iron clean and ready (if not, first check out the post before this one), let’s learn to properly season cast iron cookware! Again, as I said last time, there are many ways to do this and this is only the one that fit me best. If you have one […]
I’ve been searching high and low for a way to properly season cast iron. This project has taken me to many web forums, pages, blogs, antique stores etc… This, I have learned, is a topic of heated debate. In this case as with many things in life, there are many ways to achieve a good […]
I was recently cooking some veggies and , as I was throwing the scraps into the compost bin, I remembered something I read on one of my favorite blogs. Kelly from Rootsimple mentioned a neat trick. What you do is save the butts, or roots, from your green onions. You then plant them and in a fewdays, […]
I’ve been struggling to understand the inner workings of the life of a battery. When it’s charging per instance. How much is too much? In what amount? How often? And more. Being that battery banks are one of the most expensive parts of most off-grid systems, you better take care and know how to treat […]
Captain’s log: It’s been a long while since I’ve posted anything, with good reason… I finally decided to take the plunge and relocate the batteries and do a general upgrade of the electrical system. Being that I knew next to nothing about electrical work, it became an epic battle for knowledge and power… It all […]
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