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About DIYSeattle

If Seattle can have urban yards with chickens and gardens, goats, and mini pigs, then I think about any city can do it.

Brooder self made

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My new iPad

Okay hello fellow DIYers I just got my new iPad it has voice recognition and I hope that it will work much better than the microsoft version did hopefully. I will be adding more entries into both pages and posts … Continue reading

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Beef jerky

Making some beef jerky with the dehydrator. I also washed my iPhone in the washer and put it in the dehydrator and it worked fine. So I decided to make some beef jerky. We made three types of flavors. Teriyaki, … Continue reading

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Pancakes and homemade strawberry syrup

Homemade strawberry syrup is easy to make. Cut up the strawberries and add an 1/2 cup sugar and a half teaspoon corn starch to gel. Boil til soft a syrup like. Add strawberries to your taste of sweetness. More berries … Continue reading

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Cold frame with scrap wood and leftover polycarbonate sheet.

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Eggs Benedict

Poaching eggs and putting them on a muffin covering them in sauce isn’t too terribly hard. You can make the hollandaise sauce or you can just get a pre made mix. Poaching the eggs is not hard. Boil some water … Continue reading

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Seed starting time again.

It’s that time again to start your seeds inside for early spring planting in the northwest. Some of you in the warmer Southern states probably should have already started your seeds. Starting seeds inside is easy and inexpensive. All you … Continue reading

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Veggie patties

Tried making bean patties. Flavor is okay but the patties are too dry. I think adding in some oatmeal or some other type of grain would be good for the veggie patties. I do not think I cooked the beans … Continue reading

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Fail. Deli vessels

Melted flat. It is much flatter than it looks. 3 minutes in microwave is a no go.

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Fresh grass for the chooks

Here’s how I supplement my chickens with this system. I give them grass about everyday. You can use barley or wheat or whatever. Oats are good too.

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