One Ash Farm and Dairy Homestead: Preserving Green Beans- Leather Britches

Preserving Green Beans- Leather Britches

Leather Britches are an old way to preserve green beans in the Appalachian Mountains. Old timers strung them up and left them to dry. To cook them you would soak them overnight, then cook them all day with some fatback. Originally pinned by W Rivers onto Appalachia.

Called 'Shuck Beans', 'Leather Britches' or 'Dried Beans'.Tutorial drying beans old fashioned way & recipe to cook them.

Hobby farm tax deductions

Hobby Farm Tax Deductions

If you earn some income from a hobby farm, you're allowed to deduct farm expenses. You can only deduct hobby farm expenses to the extent you have hobby income.

Leather Britches - 18th Century Appalachian Style Green Bean Preservatio...

Homegrown "Leather Britches" were a major hit tonight on the homestead! They have such an interesting history and place in century and Appalachian style.

How To Store Salad Greens so they keep longer: blow into the bag and seal it tightly. The carbon dioxide helps keep the greens fresh longer. Also works for herbs. Who knew?

How To Store Salad Greens so they keep longer: blow into the bag and seal it tightly. The carbon dioxide helps keep the greens fresh longer. Also works for herbs. Who knew? // Salad Tips

You break the ends off green beans and then break them in half. You string the green beans on thread using a needle and hang them up to dry like in the photo above.

Canning Foods And Preserving What You Grow

Leather Britches: Strings of green snap beans that are dried to preserve them for later use. It's one of the oldest ways of preserving food. I spent an afternoon with some very dear friends doing this. It's one of my fondest memories!

Growing Beans: Sustainable Protein. You can grow a year's supply of beans in a surprisingly small amount of space. Learn how, from MOTHER EARTH NEWS magazine.

Growing Beans: Sustainable Protein - Organic Gardening

You can grow a year's supply of beans in a surprisingly small amount of space. Learn how, from MOTHER EARTH NEWS magazine.--looks pretty easy! this woman did the 3 sisters approach, too

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