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Green Chili Rabbit & Rice Casserole
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Green Chili Rabbit & Rice Casserole

  The Green chili rabbit and rice casserole is all yummy goodness.  This also freezes well if you like to make meals ahead of time. Green Chile Rabbit and Rice Casserole Ingredients 1 whole rabbit 6.9 oz box chicken-flavored rice and vermicelli mix 10.75 oz can cream of chicken soup 8 oz can sliced water...

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Beekeeper Dan Punch

Beekeeper Dan Punch of The Punch Honeybee Company joins the We Grow Ours show to talk bees with Nick and Don.  The Punch Honeybee Company has set out to change the way we react to swarms, hives and the like.  Dan Punch not only rescues bees and relocates hives; he participates in public addresses and clubs to...

Buffalo Rabbit Meatballs
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Buffalo Rabbit Meatballs

Buffalo Rabbit Meatballs, this recipe is a great appetizer for games, potlucks or something different for dinner.  A fun play on Buffalo chicken wings – a lean, mean ground rabbit meatball! Buffalo Rabbit Meatballs  Buffalo Rabbit Meatballs -Ingredients 1 pound ground rabbit  1 egg  1/2 cup breadcrumbs  1/4 cup onion, finely diced  1/2 cup celery, finely...

Solar Cooking in the Sun Oven
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Solar Cooking in the Sun Oven

This week, the guys of We Grow Ours are talking Solar Cooking in the Sun Oven! They review SUN OVENS® and chat with the owner, Paul, all about what we can do with it. Don has put his  Sun Oven through some major testing, and it has really held up! Solar Cooking in the Sun Oven For the past...

Rabbit and Dumplings
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Rabbit and Dumplings

Homemade never tasted better than this Rabbit and Dumplings!  Just like grandma made…or maybe better.   Rabbit and Dumplings Ingredients: For the rabbit: 4-5lb whole rabbit/s 1 medium-sized onion, chopped into large pieces 3 carrots, chopped into large pieces 3 celery stalks, chopped into large pieces salt & pepper For the dumplings: 2 cups all-purpose...

Rabbit Ranch Pizza
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Rabbit Ranch Pizza

Rabbit Ranch Pizza – a new and fun way to prepare your rabbit!  Rabbit, ranch dressing and BACON – just the right combination.  Don’t want to make your own crust, we won’t tell!   Rabbit Ranch Pizza Dough Ingredients: 1 package dry active yeast (2 1/4 teaspoons) 1 cup lukewarm water 1 tbsp sugar 1...

White Rabbit Chili
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White Rabbit Chili

White Rabbit Chili is on the menu tonight!  We love chili all year long.  This creamy white chili version is a keeper!  Bring on the big bowls for this one and make sure you have enough for leftovers. White Rabbit Chili White Rabbit Chili – Ingredients 1 Tbsp butter or oil 2 cups cubed rabbit...

Rabbit Broccoli Bake
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Rabbit Broccoli Bake

This Rabbit Broccoli Bake is going to be a welcome home.  A welcome back to easy dinners.  A welcome back to one dish meals.  A welcome back to cheesy gooey goodness.  A crowd pleaser for sure!  Or make it for one or two and save the leftovers for lunch the next day.  Any way you want...

Crock Pot Cheesy Rabbit Spaghetti
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Crock Pot Cheesy Rabbit Spaghetti

Crock Pot Cheesy Rabbit Spaghetti may be your saving grace during a busy week!  What’s easier than a crock pot meal that you’re going to love?  This awesome one-pot dish brings some of our favorites together:  rabbit meat, cheese and pasta!  The leftovers are awesome too, so make sure you have enough to keep a...

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Homeschool Myths Today

There are a lot more myths than truths out there, when it comes to homeschooling.  But on this week’s We Grow Ours, Nick and Don are talking to Tiffany Davis.  Tiffany dispels homeschool myths that are on the minds of those not familiar with this type of education. Dispelling Homeschool Myths Tiffany Davis is an...

Southwestern Rabbit Casserole
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Southwestern Rabbit Casserole

Today’s recipe is Southwestern Rabbit Casserole.  A homey and enjoyable casserole with a southwestern flare.  This satisfying casserole will quickly become a family favorite. Great re-heated the next day! This is one of my favorite casseroles that I’ve come up with. There is just something so homey and delightful to me about a casserole. I...

Rabbit and Biscuit Pot Pie
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Rabbit and Biscuit Pot Pie

This rabbit and biscuit pot pie is going to be another go-to rabbit recipe in your arsenal.  We’ve include a recipe for buttermilk biscuits but you can substitute canned biscuits on a busy night…we won’t tell.  Enjoy this classic biscuit pot pie recipe, with a rabbit twist! Rabbit and Biscuit Pot Pie Please let us...

Aquaponics from Down Under
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Aquaponics from Down Under

The guys are talking Aquaponics from Down Under on this week’s We Grow Ours show.  Nick and Don welcome Paul Van Der Werf to the show to chat about the aquaponic industry and commercial aquaponic systems. Paul has been setting up some MASSIVE aquaponic systems! We are so excited about his current projects. Paul Van...

DIY Self Sufficiency Projects
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DIY Self Sufficiency Projects

Self Sufficiency Projects don’t have to be expensive or terribly difficult.  If your goal is to live more self sufficient then these DIY Self Sufficiency Projects are for you.  We’ve compiled some of the best DIY projects out there for you to use in meeting your goals.  A self sufficient life takes time and effort to...

Rabbit Enchilada Casserole
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Rabbit Enchilada Casserole

Today’s recipe takes us a little south of the border.  A one dish rabbit enchilada casserole that is layered like a lasagna.  Putting two of our favorite dishes together – the ease of a casserole with the flare of enchiladas!  Let’s be honest, making enchiladas is work and half the time the tortillas crack and...

Honey Sesame Rabbit Recipe
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Honey Sesame Rabbit Recipe

Honey Sesame Rabbit Recipe – who needs fast food?  Sweet and tangy with just a hint of spice – this is a great way to prepare rabbit meat.  Pair it with some rice and veggies and you’re eating take-out right from your kitchen!  You’ll love the leftovers, if you can get some; try doubling this...

Rabbit Casserole Recipe
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Rabbit Casserole Recipe

Rabbit Casserole Recipe with Spinach & Artichoke brings the ease of a casserole, your homegrown rabbit meat and a spinach artichoke dip together for one awesome meal!  Serve this up with some crusty french bread and a salad and your dinner is complete.  Or take this dish to share at your next potluck – it...

Rabbit Fried Rice
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Rabbit Fried Rice

Rabbit fried rice may go down a favorite at our house!  One of our members on our rabbit talk forums inspired this recipe for Rabbit Fried Rice and we think you’ll be getting rave reviews at the dinner table.  Rabbit fried rice is just another great recipe to show how versatile and delicious rabbit meat is!...

Live Show – BackYard Livestock Integration
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Live Show – BackYard Livestock Integration

Let’s talk livestock integration!  This week on the We Grow Ours show, the guys go live for their first broadcast on 1100 KFNX Phoenix.  They are reviewing an earlier show on BackYard Livestock Integration with rabbits, quail, and aquaponics. BackYard Livestock Integration Rabbits Nick does some impressive rabbit math to show us how much meat...

Rabbit Parmesan Meatloaf
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Rabbit Parmesan Meatloaf

This Rabbit Parmesan Meatloaf ain’t he meatloaf used to make… This is Better! Sorry Mom, shoulda used rabbit!!!   Rabbit Parmesan Meatloaf Ingredients   1 pound ground rabbit1 egg, lightly beaten1/2 cup bread crumbs1 teaspoon Italian seasoning2-3 cloves garlic, minced1/2 cup parmesan cheese1/2 cup marinara sauce1/2 cup shredded mozzarella cheese Directions 1. Preheat the oven to 350 degrees.2. In...

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Rabbit Recipe – Shepherd’s Pie

Here is another great rabbit recipe that we’ve collected for you.  This is for rabbit shepherd’s pie and we’re sure this rabbit recipe is going to be a hit with everyone!  Consider making it ahead and putting it in the oven when you get home for a long day at work.  Let us know how...

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Homemade Oven Rabbit Jerky

Homemade Oven Rabbit Jerky is easy to make and absolutely delicious!   Like all jerky, this is a great way to take your meat on the road, camping, hiking or just to have a quick snack anywhere.  We found a lot of people are willing to try rabbit jerky before they try any other rabbit meat...

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Crock Pot Rabbit

What could be easier than a crock pot dish on a cold winter’s day?  This crock pot rabbit should suit your needs very well.  We think the flavor will be something unique for your rabbit dishes. Ingredients 1 whole rabbit cut in pieces about 3 pounds. 2 tablespoons butter ½ pound of smoked pork belly...

Bunny Burgers
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Bunny Burgers

Who doesn’t like a burger?  What about bunny burgers?  As rabbit raisers, we can get in a rut with our recipes and forget all the awesome options rabbit meat allows.  Here is a great video on preparing rabbit as a tasty burger.  Enjoy! Bunny Burgers Be sure to check us out on Facebook, Instagram, Twitter,...

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Farming and Homesteading: Nick’s Awesome Origin

In this episode, Nick’s Awesome Origin: Farming and Homesteading… We all start somewhere…and this week the guy’s are talking to Nick’s dad, Jerry, a farmer, and cattleman.  Following in his own father’s footsteps, Jerry is farming the family acres. Nick, Don and Jerry talk history, conventional farming’s pros and cons and a farmer’s view on...

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Braised Rabbit in Honey Mustard

Braised Rabbit in Honey Mustard Ingredients 2 rabbit thighs ( 1.2 lbs) 2 tbsp olive oil 2 large cloves of garlic, crushed and roughly chopped Sauce Ingredients: 1 cup or 250 ml low-sodium chicken or vegetable broth 1 tsp dried sage, crumbled 3-4 tsps of German style or Dijon or any smooth grainy mustard, or...

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Small Livestock Integration

  Small Livestock Integration On this episode of We Grow Ours the topic is Small Livestock Integration.  Using nature as the example this way of raising livestock creates a natural self-regulating organism.  The goal is to create a system that has very little input and produces the maximum amount of food. But this integration is more...

Shield Yourself From The IRS
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Shield Yourself From The IRS

Shield Yourself From The IRS Well, it is that time of year again…IRS Season.  On this timely episode of We Grow Ours, the guys are talking to Shauna “tax goddess”.  An expert in her field, Shauna is an author and business owner that can help you shield yourself from the IRS.  Shauna gives advice on...

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Easter Bunny Stew

Easter Bunny Stew Great step by step video (written recipe follows) on making a classic Hasenpfeffer, with a twist.  Serve it for Easter or anytime… You will need: 3-4 pounds rabbit meat 1/3 cup all purpose flour Salt to season ½ pound bacon 2 shallots 3 cloves garlic 1 medium onion 2-3 parsnips 6-8 baby potatoes...

Rabbit & Onion Stew
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Rabbit & Onion Stew

Rabbit and onion stew just like grandma made in the old world… try this yummy, easy to make rabbit stew. It is simple yet flavorful! Rabbit & Onion Stew  INGREDIENTS:   2 lbs. pearl onions, root ends trimmed1 rabbit (about 3 lbs.), cut into 8 piecesKosher salt and freshly ground black pepper, to taste½ cup...

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Italian Rabbit Sausage with Pasta

Italian Rabbit Sausage with Pasta   3 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil 2 slices bacon, chopped 1 small onion, chopped 1 pound ground rabbit 1 1/2 teaspoons ground fennel 1 teaspoon crumbled sage 1/2 teaspoon crushed red pepper flakes 1/2 teaspoon sea salt 1 bunch arugula 2 to 3 cups campanelle or penne pasta 2 tablespoons...

Bees and Monsanto
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Bees and Monsanto

Bees and Monsanto Today we bring you the second part of the bee series – bees and Monsanto.  Dan Punch joins Nick and Don on this podcast.  A beekeeper and rescuer, Dan knows bees; including “Africanized” bees. What’s a colony collapse?  What is Monsanto doing to the bees?  What about neonicotinoids and pesticides?  Dan shares...

Prepping with Goats
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Prepping with Goats

Prepping with Goats Goats offer a prepper, with the room, so much; so today we bring you prepping with goats.  Jyl of Desert Dream Farms joins Nick and Don to talk about all that goats offer the prepper and homesteader. Jyl is schooling us on breed selection, care and goat offerings like milk, meat, soap,...

Distill Your Own Fuel or Drink
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Distill Your Own Fuel or Drink

  Distill Your Own Fuel or Drink How would you like to distill your own fuel or drink?  What if it was affordable, renewable and locally produced?  On this episode of We Grow Ours Nick and Don are talking just that.  With a little specialized equipment and know-how, you can turn these materials into alcohol fuel, and...

Buffalo Style Rabbit
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Buffalo Style Rabbit

Once you have Buffalo Style Rabbit, you’ll never go back to boring chicken again! INGREDIENTS for Buffalo Style Rabbit 1 two-pound rabbit, dressed weight, deep-fried 4 tablespoons butter 2 to 5 tablespoons Frank’s Louisiana hot sauce, bottled (best for authentic flavor) 1 tablespoon white vinegar Celery sticks Blue cheese dressing for dipping STEPS Cook the rabbit...

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Rabbit Breakfast Sausage

Rabbit Breakfast Sausage Start your morning off right – with rabbit breakfast sausage! Ingredients 1 dressed and boned rabbit (6 pounds), cut up 2 teaspoons salt 1-1/2 teaspoons rubbed sage 1-1/4 teaspoons white pepper 3/4 teaspoon ground nutmeg 1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon 1 cup finely chopped peeled tart apple 2 tablespoons canola oil Directions 1. In...

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Agriscaping

Agriscaping Agriscaping – we didn’t make that word up.  Agriscaping is the art of making your food producing yard look like a masterpiece your neighbor’s will love. On his 6th episode of We Grow Ours, Nick and Don are talking with Justin Rohner of iAgriscape as he shares on creating a yard that will grow a...

Yummy Rabbit Meatballs
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Yummy Rabbit Meatballs

  Yummy Rabbit Meatballs Check out this awesome video on making Yummy Rabbit Meatballs – a great addition to any meal. Be sure to check us out on Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, Tumblr and YouTube!

Edible Bugs?
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Edible Bugs?

Edible bugs?  Heck yeah!  On this episode of WeGrowOurs Podcast, we talk edible insects with Tiny-farms with a bit of politics with Don & Nick. So could or would you eat bugs?  Let us know in the comments!   Edible bugs?  Heck yeah!  On this episode of WeGrowOurs Podcast, we talk edible insects with Tiny-farms with a bit of politics with Don &...

Quail and Prepping
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Quail and Prepping

Quail and Prepping On this episode of We Grow Ours we talk Quail and Prepping with Scott Yarosh. We’re talking prepping styles, reasons behind prepping and food storage.  Then Scott of the Yarosh homestead shares his expert knowledge on raising quail on the backyard homestead. Be sure to check us out on Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, Tumblr...