Our family’s spring break adventure last week was awesome! We took a 4,700 mile road trip to visit Mormon church history sites ranging from Missouri to New York and everyone had a great time. Well, with all that driving there was a lot of spare time in the car. Luckily, while in a book store in NY, this book caught my eye and helped to pass a portion of the time. I ‘m really happy I found it and I’m excited to share it with you!
The book is called “The Forgotten Skills of Self Sufficiency used by the Mormon Pioneers” by Caleb Warnock. If you haven’t heard of it, I’ll tell you a little bit about it. The book focuses on how early pioneers were able to plant and harvest, both during the main growing season as well as early/ late season so as to nearly always have fresh food to eat. I’ll tell you, speaking personally, if there’s one draw back to cooking with food storage you learn early on it’s the measure to which you find yourself missing fresh vegetables along side a meal! I’m really excited about the ideas contained in this book as well as the author’s plans for subsequent books to be coming out in the next year or so. Here’s a bit of what you’ll find… Read more