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Living the Country Lifestyle All-In-One For Dummies

Living the Country Lifestyle All-In-One For Dummies

Tracy Barr (Compiled by)

ISBN: 978-0-470-47894-3

Feb 2009

696 pages

Select type: E-Book



Living the Country Lifestyle All-in-One For Dummies features six books in one, including:
  • Country Cooking (cast-iron cooking, canning, pickling, and outdoor cooking, among other topics)
  • Traditional Crafts (sheering animals and producing wool, knitting, hand sewing, patchwork and quilting, candle making)
  • Kitchen Gardening (growing and caring for vegetables, herbs, and fruit)
  • Outdoor Skills (camp skills, fishing, navigation, outdoor family fun)
  • Raising Farm Animals (buying, housing, and raising animals, beekeeping)
  • Natural Health (herbal remedies, an encyclopedia of herbs, and healing foods)

Book I: Country Kitchen Skills.

Chapter 1: Cast-Iron Cooking.

Chapter 2: Canning and Preserving.

Chapter 3: Preserving by Way of Pickling.

Chapter 4: Drying Fruits and Other Foods.

Chapter 5: Outdoor Cooking.

Book II: Traditional Crafts.

Chapter 1: Making Fabrics from Animal Fibers.

Chapter 2: Knitting Basics.

Chapter 3: Hand-Sewing Basics.

Chapter 4: Patchwork and Quilting Basics.

Chapter 5: Making Candles.

Book III: Edible Gardening.

Chapter 1: Planning Your Edible Garden.

Chapter 2: Vegetables, Glorious Vegetables.

Chapter 3: Spicing Things Up with Herbs.

Chapter 4: Adding Fruits, Berries, and Nuts.

Chapter 5: Maintaining Your Edible Garden.

Book IV: Getting Outdoors.

Chapter 1: Basic Camp Skills.

Chapter 2: Map and Navigation Basics.

Chapter 3: Weathering the Outdoors.

Chapter 4: Field Guide to Freshwater Fish (And How to Clean Them).

Chapter 5: Outdoor Fun for Adults and Kids.

Book V: Raising Farm Animals.

Chapter 1: Selecting Farm Animals.

Chapter 2: Acquiring Animals.

Chapter 3: Caring for and Feeding Your Animals.

Chapter 4: Providing Medical Attention.

Chapter 5: Beginning Beekeeping.

Book VI: Natural Health.

Chapter 1: Healing Foods for Women and Men.

Chapter 2: Making Your Own Herbal Teas, Tinctures, Oils, and Elixirs.

Chapter 3: A to Z Guide to Common Herbs.