We use the leavings from our Halloween Jack-o-Lanterns to make some roasted pumpkin seeds. We try two recipes; a sweet maple flavor, and a spicy Cajun variety. We’ll give you the recipes, show you how, and show you how they turn out.
Today we’re using a summer sausage kit, a grinder which attaches to my Kitchenaid mixer, and some venison and pork loin to make some tasty summer sausage at home. The results are outstanding. Now if we can just have a successful 2014 whitetail season, maybe we can make some more to give away as gifts.
The 2014 Pennsylvania Archery season is NOT off to a good start. I guess that’s why they call it “hunting”, not “finding”. That’s alright. We’ll get it done. Just going to have to spend a few more glorious days in the beautiful Autumn woods of Southern Pennsylvania.
Today I’ll take you through the tools I carry on a daily basis to help me do the things I need to get done. Obviously my EDC can vary from day-to-day based on the job at hand, or the environment I’m going to find myself in. But generally speaking, this is what I have with me most of the time. This isn’t THE ULTIMATE EDC LIST. What’s right for me probably won’t be exactly right for you. This is what works for me. Ball Cap Safety Glasses (or Polarized Sunglasses) Watch (Bulova Marinestar) Smart Phone (Droid II) Keyring: Keys (duh) Carabiner Craftsman Multi-tool Glock 27 .40 S&W (http://www.glock.com) in a Concealment Solutions (http://www.concealmentsolutions.com), Black Mamba holster Extra Magazine 2 Lighters
Click the link to subscribe and to be notified when new videos are posted. The “big tank” in my water collection system has partially collapsed due to an insufficient base assembly. I can’t bang it back out with a shovel handle or a 2×4. What to do? Throw it out and get a new one? Not likely. Where brute force fails, I use physics and a little rustic ingenuity to get the job done. And I was only a little nervous about blowing myself up in the process. Not everyone is going to face this specific problem. The point is taking a self-sufficient approach to solving your challenges. Overcoming. Adapting. Finding a way to get it done. Trivia question: Why
Don’t forget to subscribe to Self Sufficient Path https://www.youtube.com/selfsufficientpath Topics: Suckering and pruning tomatoes to avoid late blight and stimulate growth Resources: – http://www.BackHomeMagazine.com – http://blog.gardeners.com/2013/05/how-to-prune-tomatoes/ (good page with images of tomato suckers)
Some daddy / daughter time. We take out a coyote (off camera) that’s stalking a couple of hens. And, eventually, we harvest our bird for Spring Gobbler season.