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Tuesday, November 1, 2016

Tomaters to Potaters

First our dear homesteader farmer Jenna asked the masses how to remove tomato skins....life 101 in my opinion....now she asked on Facebook how to cook mashed potatoes. Maybe I'm an overachiever but I think I knew this when I was four. Not to mention....if I don't know something that I feel I should know...I would privately quietly look it up online rather than broadcast my ignorance to everyone on Facebook.

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  1. A farmer who has been farming to 10 years and who grows potatoes, but doesn't know how to mash them. Just, WOW!

    Making mash is like one step above boiling water. We learned that when we were three.

    How embarrassing to put that out there on the internet for all to see.

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  2. Hound Doggy, your title made me smile. I learned how to mash potatoes decades ago, and can't comprehend her continual incompetence. It's no surprise that she doesn't have a permanent partner. No one would put up with her super scamming, money mooching, and public displays of ignorance too.

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  3. She is once again seeking attention and praise for performing everyday tasks.

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  4. It's like trying to garner praise for making a pot of tea.

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  5. Mashed potatoes for one person and she can't figure that shit out?

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    1. Cook a potato, mash it.

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  6. It turned out, in her words, like fried cardboard. Maybe that's why she's seen in town grabbing a Subway sandwich. Girl can't farm or cook worth a damn!

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    1. Fried mashed potatoes?

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  7. Someone who can't make mashed potatoes shouldn't be allowed to drive on public roads. Just saying.

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  8. The directions are in the name. You mash them.

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  10. This is just twilight zone nuttiness, considering that 8 yrs ago she published "Made from Scratch" with the following Amazon description:

    "In a hectic world of mass-produced food, clothing, and entertainment, it’s easy to miss out on the simple pleasures of doing things for yourself. Young web designer Jenna Woginrich chronicles her adventures as she learns to embrace the idea of self-sufficiency in all aspects of her life, including sewing her own clothes, growing her own food, and creating her own fun outside of the mainstream. Woginrich’s hilarious, heartbreaking, and soul-satisfying journey will bring joy and inspiration to those who dream about a more independent lifestyle."

    Can you even imagine such utter BS? Someone who gardens! homesteads! crafts her own whatevers! actually appears to have reached her mid-30s without knowing how to get the skin off a tomato or mash a potato.

    Oh right, she isn't and never was a farmer or a gardener or an anything-er, beyond lying her way through publishing a bunch of fictional self-reliance books. Apparently.

    Pretty much there IS no such thing - and for a "farmer" or simply person living in the country, or..just person..of her age or 6, whichever comes first.

    I have never had a garden, canned a thing in my life, lived in the country, or had a family to cook for since forever - but I've read hundreds of books about people you are and do and those who just are, like, alive on the earth and eat food; there is no way to own A cookbook or read a single rural life how-to or memoir without being familiar with how and why one might need to "blanch" a fruit or veggie. Getting to 34 while being clueless about mashing a potato (and even understanding the concept of a recipe or specfic method not being required).

    Even had she spent her early years in an unwanted children's institution, locked in a orphanage in a gulag, when she grew up (or supposedly grew up) she purports to have learned all kinds of life skills and stuff - and even wrote a book the subject of which is being SELF-RELIANT. How can she still be one of the least self-reliant, capable 34 yr olds we've ever heard of?

    Seriously, could she have a brain-wasting disease,very early-onset dementia, a brain tumor, or even a stroke? It seems increasingly possible to me. She has become less and less competent and self-aware as each year passes.

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    1. Very true-each year that passes she becomes less competent to the point where I truly worry about her mental health. Something ain't right.

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    2. She is most definitely mentally ill. A few of us thought the whole making tomato sauce was made up in Jennas head because once again no photos. She might have made this up too if her mashed potatoes tasted fried. Really not possible.

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    3. Brilliant!

      Thanks for the chuckle:)

      We always said, "when the shit BS gets that deep it's time to break out the waders".

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  11. This one kinda blew my mind, so I hobbled on over to FB to have a look for myself. She was trying to make home-made pirogies, people, not simple mashed potatoes. Literacy is a useful skill.

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    1. And before anyone jumps down my throat about it, yes I saw that she originally asked if she should bake or boil the potatoes. I have been cooking for the past 6 decades. Sometimes that little difference in method does make a difference. Jenna has done a lot of us wrong, but you all are awfully quick to judge sometimes.

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    2. Now that makes more sense.

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    3. But in all honestly, if you have published a book called Made From Scratch you should probably look those type of questions up online.

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    4. Whew, glad to see it's quite a bit more complicated and nuanced than "how do you mash a potato?"...even "My mashed potatoes always turn out awful (gummy, grainy, whatever) - how do you guys make them?" is a legitimate question to others from anyone, comfortable cook or hopeless in the kitchen.

      I took the posting literally and thought she truly had not a clue how to proceed to get a potato cooked and mashed. I should just quit piling on to things I haven't seen with my own eyes.

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    5. The question should really be- why did the pierogi recipe on allrecipes, that she posted on FB, disappear the very second she made the post? I clicked seconds after she posted and continued to try it throughout the night-link broken and or recipe maintenance issues each time. Maybe that is why her pierogi's didn't turn out- no recipe. lol

      I truly doubt she even tried. Maybe she should have clicked the link to the recipe before she posted on FB. Oops, busted.

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    6. She needed to make mashed potatoes for the filling. She never asked how to make a pierogi. For mashed potatoes she didn't know if she should boil the potatoes or bake them. Does anyone bake potatoes to mash them? In my book this equates to asking how to make mashed potatoes. I didn't intend to mislead anyone.

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    7. Jenna is ridiculous. Ridiculous that she didn't know whether to boil or bake mashed potatoes and ridiculous that she couldn't just look that info. up online.
      Her ass probably never left the couch the entire time and she never even touched a potato. She will do anything to garner comments or get attention.

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    8. Anon 6:00 PM, perhaps you are the one with the literacy problem. Yes, she was making pierogies (not pirogies), but she was asking about how to make the mashed potatoes for the filling. She did not say, "how do you make pierogies?". She asked, "When you make mashed taters do you bake them to soften them or boil them."

      Her recipe called for 2 cups of cold mashed potatoes. She didn't know how to make the MASHED POTATOES. Literacy is pretty useful, you're right.

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    9. Anon 6:00 PM was probably Snowflake lol.

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    10. Hound Doggy, are you serious, she did not know how to cook potatoes? Jenna, please stop coming here to defend the indefensible. I am really really well, REALLY shocked that she cannot make mashed potatoes. Someone needs to publish this shit because it is un-real.

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    11. What cracks me up is that potatoes are an inexpensive staple to buy, simple to grow successfully, and a go-to food item for young people, rural people, farmer people, student people, on a tight budget people, and people who cook anything for themselves people!

      She lived on her own in rural IDAHO for Pete's sake, where one tends to stumble across potatoes now and then. To be clueless about how to "soften" (aka cook) a poTAto - even to imagine that it matters in the context of filling dough to bake - is ingenuous in the extreme and, I agree, all about wanting recognition for tackling something as interesting & ethnic as pierogies.

      Of course they are Polish in origin, adding an extra dash of pathos to the helpless, pointless question. So Mama W. or Grandma never made them. Or Jenna was never nearby, couldn't care less about kitchen stuff. No matter. It is nice that she decided to try them (if she even did).

      But it's telling that she was so desperate for recognition of her Special Effort, if it even existed, that she failed to realize or care how idiotic the question was; you're not trying to serve a big bowl of mashed potatoes to guests, you're plopping blobs of smashed cooked stuff onto dough to bake. In what universe does this matter?

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  12. Honestly,it really looked like she was asking if,for filling pieorgis,if it would be better to bake the potatoes for the filling,or just make boiled mashed potatoes. There are plenty of real things to nail Jenna with rather than this.

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    1. That's the entire point. Jenna seeks attention from the lamest tasks. While not as serious as her scamming, it does show her method of operation. Look at me! Look at me!

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    2. Jenna via twitter:
      "It should be a criminal offense to send freelancers any sort of solicitous junk mail made to look like a check. #realheartbreak"

      Wow, Jenna, now you know how the people feel who paid you up front for goods/services and then never received them. #welldeservedheartbreak

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    3. Why she is really tweeting this is so that her dumb fans will feel so sorry for her because she got a fake check in the mail that they will send her real ones. They probably will too. Ridiculous. She can play those fools like a violin.

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    4. Yes! We figured out her next ruse- saying she needed truck repairs and then being idiotic enough to say she is interested in a hawk telemetry unit (same price range as amount of truck repairs). So onto the next scam- wahhhh I got a fake check in the mail. Time for her poodles to donate!

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  13. I can envision her next book - "CAF Cookery". With sections on:

    How to order a ham sandwich
    Removing skins from tomatoes using Facebook or other social media
    Mashed potatoes - Boil or Bake?

    Send $$$$ now and receive your signed, illustrated, leather bound hardcover right after Birchthorn is published.

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    1. Perfect!
      Forward written by Gibson!

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  14. Not sure what game she is playing. I know she knows how to remove tomato skins and make mashed potatoes. Maybe she is trying to increase her audience by asking for help? Doesn't really add up but then again nothing she does or says or writes lately adds up.

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    1. She craves constant attention apparently. She also knows she has lost any homesteading credibility she had and wants to make sure everyone knows that she is doing more homesteading type activities such as cooking from scratch.
      I seriously doubt that she made sauce or even picked up a potato. She would be posting photos, at least of the made from scratch sauce process, if she had. Instead she shows a box with a lid on it saying it contained heirloom tomatoes. My guess is that the box was empty and the whole thing invented by Jenna.

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    2. That is the $64,000 question. Why does someone who has written a book called Made from Scratch have to ask how to do some of the most basic cooking skills?

      Attention? Methinks so.

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    3. I could understand a blogger wanting to engage their readership with a question, but it would help if the question was not so elementary that it made the blogger look like a complete and total imbecile.

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  15. The most funny part to me - and the most telling that she doesn't actually cook on the reg - was this description of her first attempt:
    Boiled about 5-6 medium potatoes (skinned and chopped into 6-sided-dice-sized cubes)

    If you cooked you would say "diced" or "diced small". Cubes are 6-sided. 6-sided are cubes. I laughed out loud when I read it.

    And of course today she is sharing her re-created and wonderful recipe unique to her. Right.

    There is no chance she actually cooks for herself in any regular fashion. Which she would do if she grew more of her own food. Most of my single woman cooking life is dull and full of leftovers, but I do prep my own meals almost 100% of the time.

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    1. That is the most tortured, unnecessary description of readying a potato for the pot I have ever heard!! To my ear, it's close to SNL cooking show dialogue or 3rd grade, potato prep/oral report language.

      How on earth has she even been feeding herself all these years? The roast chicken on bed of kale pic led me to assume she regularly cooked for herself and knew her way around the basics. Who could not, as a "single gal" on a "farm"?

      This whole potato thing has blown my mind more than nearly any previous WTF's that constantly pop up in CAFworld.

      Of course it doesn't rise anywhere near the level of other stuff to criticize or jump all over her for - it's just shocking in its small, trivial way.



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  16. This has all devolved into picking over potatoes?
    Yikes.
    Think I'm done here.

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    1. No, Jenna. It's evolved into a discussion of your desperate need for attention and your willingness to lie about the most mundane things.
      Don't let the door hit you in the ass on your way out....

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    2. Not everyone who happens to disagree with you is Jenna. There ARE other opinions in the world.

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  17. She cant keep her stories straight can she? In the post she explains dumb supper and says its not potluck you don't share you just eat your own meal you brought or prepared and then on facebook after she says they failed she said they ate them anyway. typical. I know I am nitpicking.

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    1. It's not nitpicking. You just recognize deceitfulness when you see it. Jenna's willingness to lie about the silliest things shows her lack of integrity.

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    2. Exactly! People that support her just don't get it. Why support someone who is so full of crap all the time when there are good, honest people out there?

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  18. That long-ass recipe was laughable! I guarantee the photo she put up was not her food.
    How could anyone eat something that was made in her filthy house? Would you like your hawk shit on top of the pierogi or inside with the filling?

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  19. Curious how the likes for her Twitter LR house pic have zoomed from somewhere in the 50-60s a couple of weeks ago to 110. I can't keep track of time passing, so maybe it's actually been slapped up there in perpetuity now for months. Either way, it suggests she's drumming up new fan-girls from somewhere or other, for some reason or other. Snowflake the Scam-gician with the tarnished golden pen.

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  20. Although I do think this is probably a far lesser example of Jenna's evil as it were, I agree with what one commenter said and that is that there is no way JW does not know how to make mashed potatoes or skin tomatoes. Even if she didn't, which isn't likely, she is tech savvy enough to Google it and we all know that. She is clearly doing this for some other reason. It would actually be quicker to simply Google a recipe than to pose the question and wait for a reply. My guess is that she does it makes her feel like she has "friends" to interact with online by posing a question and waiting for an answer or, she is just seeking attention. Either way, it's a bit weird. I know that if I had gone to the trouble to create a badass, self-sufficient, feral, lone woman on the mountain, etc. etc. persona, I would not be trying to ask such stupid cooking questions even if it was orchestrated for some reason. But, as far as offenses committed by Jenna, this one isn't terrible. That being said however, it does illustrate that everything she does is generally fictional in some way or another. I have to wonder if she is ever really genuine to anybody?

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    1. I doubt it. That is why she is lonely- by her own doing. She's been exposed as the fake farmer who doesn't do anything farmer like. She's often seen in town at the Subway buying sandwiches. So she decides to make a big deal out of cooking at home.
      It must grate her cheese to know that we have her figured out and call her on her many fabrications.

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    2. She comes across in public as having a fake persona. I can speak from experience, too.

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    3. That's how she comes across on social media for sure. Someone who acts like that, constantly pretending to be something they aren't, is really creepy. Definitely sociopath behavior.

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  21. she certainly fluctuates between the extremes of being feral! and a badass! and living the dream! to the other extreme of wolves at the door, alone living in the middle of nowhere, and the poor me I don't know cooking basics.
    A bit manic depressive if ya ask me.

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  22. With so many comments I had to go over and read the post.

    It was a little painful to be sure, but what really stood out to me was this, "Growing up this was one of my favorite foods and I associate it with home above all other dishes."

    Don't know about you all, but I learned to make my all time favorite dish when I was in junior high, not when I was 34, and I still make it today. My DD learned to make her favorite about the same time and she makes it often. She's 23.

    The other one was this, "once cooled you can freeze them for easy fast-food later this winter or eat them all like a possessed werewolf like I do."

    WOW, is she saying that she scarfed down the equalivelent of 5-6 potatoes worth of mash and dough that took 4 cups of flour to make? That's a shit load of carbs. A quick check of recipes say they make 20 servings, but don't say how many is in a serving. At any rate, that's a lot of mash and dough for a self-proclaimed hobbit with body image issues.

    As for the "Your life is now changed forever. Your welcome" statement, is she looking for adulation or is she intimating that food has the power to improve your life. It's was just a weird string of words that didn't make sense.

    This isn't being nitpicky, it's being observant to the head shaking inconsistencies and unbelievable statements that routinely pop up in her blog posts.

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    1. I didn't read it, but what you say about that post sounds very, very sad.

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    2. A normal person making a childhood favorite dish would call their mother with questions like this. Instead, Jenna asks her online family. Maybe the whole point of all of this was to stick it to dear ol' mom?

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    3. Her mom will probably comment somewhere that no one in their family has ever made pierogis. Mama W seems to call Jenna out on her shit.

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    4. In the comments she said her sister and her mom should try and make them. Suggesting that none of them had made them before.

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    5. So I guess her "Slovak grandmother grew up eating them" but Jenna is the first to prepare them since her grandmother. Once again, no photos posted of the preparation or finished product, just an image off of the web. I call bullshit on that one. How crazy to lie about cooking vs not cooking. Maybe she is working towards a CAF cookbook. Nothing would surprise me at this point.

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  23. You mash potatoes, I mash potahtoes
    You skin tomatoes, I skin tomahtoes
    Potato, potahto, Tomato, tomahto.
    Let's call the whole thing off

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  24. Out - Paleo diet
    In - High carb possessed werewolf diet

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  25. Eating one meal a day isn't so impressive when that one meal is 6,000 calories! Haha

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    1. And when you're starving yourself until dinner which forces your body to make stores of fat! No wonder she looks the way she does.

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    2. With her body type she should eat heavier meals earlier in the day. If she stopped eating after 4 PM she would notice a huge difference. A heavy meal for dinner and nothing else throughout the day will have the opposite effect from what she wants.
      However, this is Jenna we are talking about. I think the only eating one meal a day comment was only for attention. Once again setting the tone for someone to ask why so she could respond something to the effect of not being able to afford to eat more. Then perhaps getting some donations out of it.

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    3. If she can't afford more than one meal a day, then she should go to the food pantry in her town to which the heathens delivered food as part of their community service. Unless you are just lying or looking for attention.

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    4. Jenna's favorite past time: Lying and looking for attention.

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    5. We live locally, and there are a few good food pantries around town. So there's no excuse for anyone to be eating only one meal a day. Unless, they're JW, and trying to attract more attention.

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    6. I am almost 100% positive the "only eating one meal a day" schtick is about showing how much self-control she has over her body's desire to feed itself. About how much control she has over basic, animal instinct. It makes her feel jittery and on edge and probably more productive, in an over-caffeinated, slightly starving sort of way.

      I know this, because back when I was a disordered eater (and I still fight it, ever single day), I was proud of the fact that I only ate once a day. It gave me a sense of control over my life. And as most of us who are "adulting" probably know, feelings of being in control are sometimes hard to come by.

      It's a daily struggle for me, especially when I'm very stressed out (like right now). The gnawing hunger can easily become a fuel for a sort of mania-driven desire to do a whole bunch of things and push your body to its limits in order to feel accomplished and powerful.

      It's hard to describe, but I know that feeling all too well, and I'm pretty sure that's what Jenna is dealing with here.

      It's a very self-flagellating way to live. I get it. I really do. It's totally not healthy or noble or heroic. But I get it.

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    7. I get it too.

      What's ironic is constant hard physical work requires food to fuel yourself. At Ayrshire I had to seriously eat. The only time in my life my output burning calories naturally surpassed my input.

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    8. My point being you ones body can't sustain hard physical work on dinner alone.

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    9. I agree with you, Anon 9:35. I don't think the one meal a day is a ploy for donations so much as her boasting about her self-control. She's made several comments about food/eating that, to me, have been red flags for eating disordered behavior.

      Her entire diet and exercise routine this summer seemed unhealthy in the extreme. Running several hours a day in addition to farm chores on nothing but coffee and one paleo meal a day isn't a good idea. It came across less like someone trying to get fit than someone punishing themselves.

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  26. How dare the dirty cow touch a wild annimal!! There is just no justification!

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  27. Jenna via Twitter:
    If you know how to eventually make a chicken pie from a freshly-laid egg, a handful of seeds & a garden you are wealthy beyond measure.

    Wtf is she even talking about? We get it Jenna, you want everyone to think that you are making meals from scratch. Why is that such a big deal? It's called being an adult. Needing praise for the most basic things is totally annoying!

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    1. A chicken pie from an egg and some bug infested kale?
      Did Precious mean a quiche? Chicken pie would have.....wait for it.....CHICKEN in it!

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    2. I'm with you, don't know what eggs have to do with chicken pie, unless she's talking about chicken pot pie with a handmade crust.

      I know how to make that so I guess I'm wealthy beyond measure. Too bad no company will take it as payment for gas, electric, trash, and the unreasonable monthly mortgage pmt.

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    3. The idea is a chick hatches from the egg. The chick grows into a chicken that is used in the eventual pie. It's the same concept as seeds+garden= vegetables for said pie.

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    4. Except Jenna doesn't grow any veggies beside kale. I guess this abundant veggie garden only exists in Jenna's head, like so many other things.

      If that makes Snowflake wealthy maybe she will quit scamming people out of money.

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    5. Is the handful of seeds supposed to be grain she's grinding to make flour?!? Give me a break!

      Do any longtime (ex) fans remember that grain group she was going to start? Where you paid her money for another blog and you followed along in a grain growing book with her? I was going to do it, but it never got off the ground. I instead paid for the Clan blog. What a waste of my hard-earned money!

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    6. I'm interested to know what exactly did go on in that Clan blog? (I know it died an early death...)

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    7. Yep, I recall that wheat grain CSA she I believe did get donations towards. An idea and a graphic equals money money money!

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  28. In the past week on Facebook, Jenna has posted two pics and one video of cute babies and little kids. Kids usually fall in the same category as cats with Jenna, so I wonder if that biological clock started ticking! (Eek)

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    1. Yikes! She can't even take care of herself!

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    2. Oh, god. Don't even think it. That woman isn't capable of being in a healthy relationship much less raise children.

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  29. If she in fact did make the dish she was talking about, why are there no pictures? The picture she posted was taken off the internet. Why? Is there nothing she can authentically do?

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    1. That's why many of us think this whole thing was made up by Jenna. I doubt she even touched a potato.

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    2. I'm a 32 year old single woman. I've never cooked a "real" meal in my life. Sure I'll occasionally have noodles with a veggie and sauce or salute onions, peppers, and sausages from my pigs but my diet is mostly eggs and foods that don't need prepared.

      In all my relationships the guys have enjoyed cooking or grilling and I clean.

      I have zero interest cooking for myself and cooking for others is possibly the most anxiety riddled task I could take on. I'll help in the kitchen as directed but I'm no chef and not afraid to own it. I'd personally rather eat cold soup from a can than take the time and energy prepping, cooking, and cleaning up inside.

      For over a year I didn't know if the oven where I live functioned...and I don't have a microwave.

      I think this a result of chronic fatigue, not enjoying being inside, fear of failing, cooking being lonely, and an unhealthy relationship with food.

      I've never made favorite dishes and likely never will.

      ...I'm not a hypocrite either though.

      I look forward to fully using my garden I'm the future cooking and preserving with a partner and hope to master cooking over q fire outside and ditching the 4 walls of a kitchen.

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    3. Meredith, what sorts of things do you eat?

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    4. I think there are a lot of people who don't enjoy cooking. Probably more common than not. The difference is that, like you said, you aren't a hypocrite. You aren't pretending to be a homesteader.
      Jenna thinks she needs to create personas because just being herself isn't good enough.

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    5. I had an eating disorder thru high school and college. After I met my husband, I was able to overcome it.
      Twenty years and three kids later, it seems like another lifetime. It will get better.

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    6. I hate to cook. I eat to live, not live to eat.

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    7. Concerning the comments about eating multiple portions, look up binge eating disorder...I'm not saying Jenna has it, but I do.

      From as early as I can remember. The "best" part of piano lessons at church was getting there early and eating all the animal crackers I could from the nursery rooms. The "best" part of babysitting, eating a box of fruit snacks as fast as I could or the house that was the hardest was that of a family that sold agway products. I could eat entire boxes of poptarts. It was shameful and embarrassing as its not like I could replace the products after a binge nor conceal who was responsible.

      I've never eaten wedding cake at a wedding. I'm seriously like a rabid animal. I have to leave the area because it would be literally painful to eat one piece while mentally wanting to take 5lbs into the bathroom abd stuff my face.

      Having roommates in college was the worst. All that food that wasn't mine...that I knew better to have in the house. I'd end up binging on it (generally at night), hiding the packaging, and trying to replace it before anyone noticed.

      My night eating is so bad when I stayed with my aunt for 2 months last year we formulated a plan...she built a barricade across the opening to the kitchen. Chairs, tape (to catch my hair!, bells etc.

      I kid you not, it is a daily struggle.

      I literally can't keep food in my house because I can't stop myself from eating it. Its a painful realization that I can't meal plan. I can only have single portions in the house.

      Imagine being an alcoholic that to live must drink alcohol. If there were meal pills I could take, that would give me so much peace. I feel guilty over everything and anything I eat. Regardless of if it's healthy or not because ny entire mindset is sick.

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    8. Meredith that must be extremely painful to have to live that way. I'm sorry you have to go through it.

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    9. It's really shameful to battle such an "uncool" addiction that results in even uncooler weight gain. The moment I don't have an active lifestyle (spending less time eating and more time being active) I pack on pounds...like now. My coworker with the firewood quit and gardening is out...I'm less active and with more free time eat more. I'm up a pant size in 4 weeks.

      Its also expensive. I simply can't buy family size or in bulk. Example...I have to buy 2 string cheese for $1 because the package of 12 cheeses would be eaten within 12 hours .

      One of the benefits of a medication I'm on is nausea. I embrace the thought of food making me sick, it's the only time I'm nor obsessing over it .

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    10. What do I eat as someone that doesn't cook? On a good day...

      Eggs with spinach and salsa, tuna and mayo in a pita, pickles, cheese, avocado if I can afford it...that type of stuff which doesn't require time or effort to make. I went through a phase of sauteed onion, garlic, and squash over the summer.

      I don't mind eating the same foods each day...it's actually more relaxing for me to do that.

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  30. Hey, it's National Novel Writing Month. http://nanowrimo.org/

    Birchthorn anyone?

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    1. I'll bet one of us could write it and have it published in a fraction of the time it has taken her to deal with it. SMH.

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  31. Imagine being this person:

    Jenna Woginrich: Also, I do not go on your page and disagree with your political posts. I think I only do that with my mom.


    Why would she ever think that she could make a political post on her FB of 3K people, many of whom she doesn't even know personally, and have everyone say "Yes, you are so right"??? And why would she even want that? It's called an echo chamber, Jenna.

    It's especially funny since she's always trotting out that well worn crap about adulting and being a #grownasswoman on twitter.

    Uh, no, sweetie. If you can't tolerate the opinions of others you are the definition of immature.

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    1. And it's certainly a 180 from a couple of months ago where she said it was tacky to publicly discuss politics.

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    2. She has never been able to tolerate even a mild, concerned degree of questioning, disagreement, or concerned, useful suggestions, let alone staunch differences of viewpoint or position.

      She is not only fine with her own condescending and judgmental nature, if you don't like what Jenna has to say, get the heck off her blog or FB, wherever she has the power to block you.

      Occasionally, of course, she lets a mild rebuke/suggestion stay on just long enough to use it as indignant fodder to produce one of her purple, full-throttled, prose defenses of the life of "this" authentic farm woman.

      None of this "you're entitled to your own opinion" stuff; she specializes in how rude are you, how wrong are you, how dare you criticize my amazing self and how stupid of you to imagine you know the "whole story".

      Ugh. Eliminating comments entirely is off the table also, since she loses both the life-giving affirmation and the chance for a critical or questioning voice to sneak in which she needs as well to fuel her "warrior", I AM blameless ME, screw you, image. She needs a perceived enemy to feel like she is strong. What a mess of a kid (descriptor intended).

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    3. Yeah, I'm really blown away by how fragile she is. Like, you begin to see why she's cocooned herself the way she has. Self-employed, lives alone. Friends are all older women that think she's just the most wonderful little gem. Where would Jenna ever bump up against people that disagree with her? When is she ever challenged? She must be SO insecure.

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  32. Socially Jenna comes across as possibly being on the autism spectrum.

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  33. Jenna via Twitter:
    Perks of driving a 1989 Ford F150 - just got an email about my monthly insurance bill from Geico. It is $47. #livesmart

    Um, what about the constant cost of repairs?
    #livelikeamoron

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  34. Actually, $47 is not bad (I agree about the constant repairs, though).

    My insurance bill for an '82 GMC pickup and an SUV in storage is about $40. Multi-car discount.

    She could maybe save even more (depends on the state, I guess) if she combined her house and car insurance with the same insurance company. That's the way it is here, anyhow.

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    1. That insurance includes towing! A must with vehicles as old as mine.

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    2. My son has an older Honda accord which never breaks down and he pays under $40 a month. It's possible to get a very dependable vehicle and pay low insurance rates. Jenna is clueless.

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    3. Our 2015 truck only costs $700 a year for insurance! $58.33 a month for dependability, only $219.96 more a year in insurance. I'll take it.

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    4. oh wait, I just calculated based on $40 per month, it's only $11.33 more per month over her $47. Yeah, she's a truly amazing bargain finder. :P

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    5. $47 for insurance...big deal. I live in CA, where everything costs more and mine is only $48 and change. She makes it sound like a huge accomplishment. The bigger question is the amount of coverage that $47 buys.

      But, the ultimate cost for her is in weekly/monthly repairs because she doesn't take care of it properly. I have a 2006 Suburban with 180,000+ miles and she runs like a top. Just had it to the mechanic for a winter check up. Nothing needed, so we are good to go, and he didn't charge me. Love that!

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  35. Jenna via Twitter:
    I do not trust people who aren't funny. Either they grew up a little too sheltered, or they may murder me in my sleep.
    Well, Jenna must not trust herself because she isn't witty enough to be funny. Her attempts are embarrassing.

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    1. Well then I hope she is enjoying my humor posts on this blog.

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    2. She has no humor. Even in public she isn't funny. And I'm speaking from personal experience, too.

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  36. This made me LOL.

    @RobSchrab I wish you & I could sit down and have a conversation about eating animals. Why I do & why you do not. We could learn so much.

    @coldantlerfarm I'm married.

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    1. Here's the full exhange she is such a pest, trying so hard for him to think she is special. She basically wouldn't leave him alone and kept replying to him which led him to say he's married. Lol
      @RobSchrab I wish you & I could sit down and have a conversation about eating animals. Why I do & why you do not. We could learn so much.
      @coldantlerfarm I don't because animals feel pain and fear death just like I do.
      @RobSchrab yes they do.
      @coldantlerfarm I'm married.
      @RobSchrab I know. I'm a Harmontown subscriber. And was vegetarian for nearly a decade. Now I work with animals every day. Some I eat.
      @coldantlerfarm That's too bad for the animals.

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    2. That is embarrassing. She reeks of desperation in all that she does.

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    3. Yeah, her twitter is an absolute cringe-fest. It makes me uncomfortable to read it because she's so awkward and out of step, like someone's lame dad trying to fit it with the youngs.

      Why would she think it was cool to badger this Rob Schrab about, not just his diet, but what amounts to his worldview? "We could learn so much."?? She's being more than a little disingenuous here. She doesn't have any intention of learning anything from their conversation, she envisions schooling Rob until he comes around to her way of thinking. She's that full of herself.

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    4. Anon 8:37 AM, I could give you a thousand likes. Anyone who questions any of her decisions is a "hater" but she thinks it's okay to badger a random stranger until he says "I'm married."

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    5. Yeah, it's her way or the highway. There are meat eaters, vegetarians and vegans. To each their own. Why does she feel she needs to convert people to her way of eating? Leave them alone.

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    6. Exactly Anonymous 8:37. What Jenna means is YOU can learn so much from me.

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    7. Just because Jenna changes her beliefs on the daily does not mean that others are so wavering. Some people are actually adament in their own belief systems. Jenna changes hers as often as people with good hygiene change their underwear.

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  37. Since I'm blocked on Snowflake's insipid Twitter account, I can't read her replies. But the responses show that she's constantly complaining about "haters." As of today, the tweets only have one "like" (hers) and no retweets too.

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    Catherine ‏@Pepperpots2 Oct 25

    @coldantlerfarm Seriously fuck them. Even if you did nothing all day, that would be absolutely fine and none of their business!
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    Sandra ‏@BlueOceanQuilts Oct 25

    @coldantlerfarm Goodness! Don't let people get to you. You've spent years - years! - crafting your life. You deserve every perk & benefit.
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    1. Wow. Really? It's true, it's none of our business what she does all day. She can do nothing, she can also lose everything she has, starve to death, or go on welfare. If she expects the public to support her doing nothing, that's our business. If she expects to live the life of her dreams doing nothing, and cheating people out of their money, that's our business.

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    2. I can think of many things that Jenna deserves and perks and benefits aren't on the list.

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    3. Obviously the few people who support Jenna have never been ripped off by her. Wow, the number of Jenna fans has drastically reduced.

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    4. Use a second twitter account to read her twitter posts. She is so afraid that her dirty little secret life will be revealed for all to see on Twitter, so she blocks anyone who might bring up what a terrible, dishonest person she is.
      I guess it's easier for Jenna to block than it is for her to change her ways and act like a decent human being.

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    5. You can just log off twitter to read her tweets.

      Since so few people are bothering to follow her to twitter she's posting screenshots of tweets on FB [sad trombone]....

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    6. She is desperate for Tweets isn't she? That desperation is why she isn't getting any tweets back. She comes across as a sociopath.

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  38. I just looked in my crystal ball and the amazing Freskin has seen the following (please turn on spooky music for sound)
    1) DJT will win on Tuesday
    2) Army stages coup in early Feb, DJT flies to Cayman Islands to stage the counter-revolution. Army installs Oprah as president.
    3) March 2017 - Cold Antler, Inc. becomes the HARPO of media (sorry Oph). Jenna has her own talk show, magazine, TV channel and hangs with Aya and Anna on Ellen. Her time on The View is sensational.
    4) April 2017 - Oprah calls on Jenna to become her VP.
    5) May 2017 - Oprah impeached and indicted for reverse racism, country stunned, presidency falls to JENNA!
    6) June 2017 - Jenna rides Merlin down Pennsylvania Avenue to her inauguration, pierogies become a national fad, everybody starts paying taxes via PayPal directly to President JW
    7) President JW declares world peace and offers Whitehouse fiddle lessons....

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    1. Personally that sounds like a nightmare. I imagine this is the sort of fantasy that exists in Snowflake's head.

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    2. Gosh why can't we laugh a little at the craziness?!
      We're all crazy in here for obsessing over this amateur farm scammer, I mean really - we all need a good laugh concerning ourselves

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    3. I agree! You can't help but laugh.

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    4. I did laugh, but that would be worse than the 4 horses of the apocalypse.

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    5. Welcome back! I missed you. I hope Jenna enjoyed this too. She likes people who are funny.

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    6. 8)Heathenism becomes the national religion.
      9)The hawk replaces the eagle as the national symbol.

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