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Dec.11.2013
Tired of the usual? Bake acorn bread and cookies and place them in a basket lined with a bright red cloth napkin. Add a few red apples, some pears and a handful of unshelled walnuts. Cut a sprig from a cedar or fir branch and prop that in there. Giving your loved ones a gift of health shows you...
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Nov.08.2013
Fifty years before the Christian Era, when England was a maze of massive oaks with tree trunks so large they were used as building foundations, a class of wise men called Druids lived in sacred oak groves separated from the rest of their tribe. Let's see, long-haired men with beards, worshipping...
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Oct.11.2013
In Medieval England, after the invasion of William the Conqueror, English kings understood the importance of preserving land that sustained animals they hunted for food. They also understood their lush forests were valuable holdings and used them to smooze other royals and privileged guests. During...
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Oct.01.2013
Complete directions for leaching acorns are available in the book "Acorns and Eat'em," available here:  https://www.createspace.com/4391559   Acorn Chocolate Cake Mix together well with a fork: 2 cups flour 2/3 cup baking cocoa 1 tsp baking powder 1 tsp baking soda ½ tsp salt   In a...
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Jan.23.2012
  January 23   THE PROCESS     The mountains don’t wash away like sandcastles.  The amount of persistence required is far greater.  Acorns don’t work like sunflowers; not everything is instant gratification.  Marathons aren’t run in seconds.  If you don’t...
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Nov.18.2011
Yes, acorns can be gourmet food and if needed, survival food. My favorite aspect of acorns is how delicious they make everything taste. Complete directions for preparing acorns are available at the website www.californiaoaks.org. You'll see Acorns And Eat'em cookbook and field guide to eating...
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Oct.26.2011
I met someone last Saturday who was firing questions at me regarding survival food. She knew of my book, Acorns And Eat’em and was hoping to supplement her diet with them. Two problems with that. One, it’s a bad year for acorns in her neck of the woods; they are nowhere to be found. Two, acorns are...