Category Archives: Delta

Tomato Sauce on Grill?

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Each year people buy millions of jars of commercially produced tomato sauce from grocery stores.  This food item is a fundamental building block of our diets.  However, cooking fresh tomatoes on the stove to a mouth watering sauce is as … Continue reading

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Painted Buntings

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Spring in the lower MS delta brings many varieties of songbirds that favor the swamp as the place to make their nests and raise their young.  As always, we are always on the lookout  for the arrival of our “holy … Continue reading

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Horned Owls

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At the east end of the property, there is a woodlot of Honey Locust trees that my grandfather planted.  He planted this patch of trees to grow fence posts for his dairy farm as Locust is one of the most … Continue reading

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Red Oak Salvage

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In the hardwood bottom-lands of the Mississippi Delta, large oaks, maples and hickorys die every day.  Some just get old and fall.  Some are unlucky enough to get struck by lightning and crash to the ground suddenly.   In any … Continue reading

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Cilantro

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Beginning each fall and into winter we enjoy one of the most coveted herbs in our garden.  This part of the year is always the best time to grow cilantro in the MS delta as our sweltering hot summers are … Continue reading

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Brew Shed

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We recently finished a new addition to the shop facility that will serve as an outdoor woodworking area and brewing shed.  In fact, we mashed, cooked &  tanked our first 5 gallons of Barrack Farms English Brown Ale into the … Continue reading

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Hickory Table

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I found this tree standing dead about 4 years ago in the woods behind my house.  Death by thunderstorm surprised this beauty.   The top of the tree,  shattered by a sudden lightning strike, lay on the ground next to … Continue reading

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Salad Greens

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Fall is usually a great time to plant a variety of greens here in central Mississippi.  The last few months have been exceptionally hot and arid – challenging conditions for fall greens to say the least – but I decided … Continue reading

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Woodstove

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After years of freezing my arse off in the shop in wintertime, I decided to kill three birds with one stone.  By taking an old 55 gal. barrel that was laying around and converting it into a woodstove, I’ll be … Continue reading

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Delta Sunset

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This photo was taken just a few days after purchasing my Canon 7D back in 2012.  I had forgotten about the shot until I found it while rummaging through old photos on a backup hard drive.  We see lots of … Continue reading

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