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Hello from Colorado

Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by Tinfoil hat, Jul 27, 2015.


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  1. Tinfoil hat

    Tinfoil hat Monkey

    Just retired this spring, planted a huge garden, and then went off my rocker and bought two milk cows--getting 4-5 gallons of milk each day. Wife's busy making butter and cheese--convinced hard times are just around the corner. Anybody tried canning butter? Mom used to make a hundred pounds when the cow freshened and freeze it, but back then the grid was pretty much a sure thing. I'd like to put my eggs in two baskets, some butter frozen and some canned. Advice about canning it would be appreciated.
     
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  2. BTPost

    BTPost Stumpy Old Fart Snow Monkey Moderator

    Welcome to the Monkey Tree.... Pick yourself out a branch, and have a Good Look around.... Lots of good Family Folks here' outs, and plenty of information in our forums...

    Oh yea, there is a thread, on Canning Butter, here on the Monkey....
     
  3. Yard Dart

    Yard Dart Vigilant Monkey Moderator

    Welcome to our little oasis on the web..... grab a branch and hold on tight.... lot's to learn here!!
     
  4. Dont

    Dont Just another old gray Jarhead Monkey Site Supporter+++

    Greetings and welcome to our tree.. We have all sorts of information and lots of opinions as well.. Look around and find the solution for your questions..
     
  5. Altoidfishfins

    Altoidfishfins Monkey+++ Site Supporter+

    Glad to have you. Good people here who like to exchange information. Stay awhile
     
  6. BlueDuck

    BlueDuck Monkey+++

    Welcome and congratulations on your retirement. I think you will like it here.
     
  7. Tully Mars

    Tully Mars Metal weldin' monkey

    Welcome @Tinfoil hat , Lots to see and share up here in the branches.
     
  8. Sapper John

    Sapper John Analog Monkey in a Digital World

    Welcome!
     
  9. Dunerunner

    Dunerunner Brewery Monkey Moderator

    Welcome TFH!! Sounds like you're setting yourself right to survive. [winkthumb]
     
  10. pearlselby

    pearlselby Monkey++

    You are very welcome here. There is a lot of info on canning and really everything else. Just want you to know we are so pleased you are here!
     
  11. Motomom34

    Motomom34 Monkey+++

    @Tinfoil hat welcome to the Monkey from another Coloradan. I am glad to have another person from Colorado on here. As for butter, we have a canned butter thread located here- Canned Butter | Survival Forums It seems to not have a very long shelf life. Enjoy.
     
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  12. smithcp2002

    smithcp2002 Monkey+++ Site Supporter++

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