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Herbal Infused Simple Syrups

I love experimenting in the kitchen. My mother taught me to cook when I was quite young, and since she liked to try new things in the kitchen, I guess it rubbed off on me. The latest thing I’ve been … Continue reading

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Filling Your Own Ark, One Seed At A Time

Most people are familiar with the story of Noah and his Ark, whereby God commanded Noah to build a boat and fill it with family, food and animals. The Ark was to serve as a sort of floating zoo to … Continue reading

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Baked Cherry Tomatoes

This simple side dish pairs tomatoes with a couple of their natural companions: garlic and basil. The tomatoes are tossed with olive oil and garlic plus a little salt and pepper and quickly baked until the skins start to shrivel … Continue reading

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Returning To Normal, April Style

After we had several days of record setting high temperatures in March, our April weather has settled into a more seasonable pattern. For the last few days we have seen typical April weather, with highs around 60F and lows near … Continue reading

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Last of the Summer Vegetables

This week brought a forecast for our first killing frost, right on schedule for our area. That had me scrambling to harvest and process all of the warm season vegetables before it was too late. As it turned out, we … Continue reading

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