Tag Archives: lemongrass

Monday Recap: Getting Saucy

It seems like the last couple of weeks my wife and I have spent a lot of time processing tomatoes. We have made two batches of Homemade Tomato Ketchup, a batch each of Freezer Tomato Sauce and unseasoned Vitamix Tomato … Continue reading

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Monday Recap: A Busy Month

May is usually one of the busiest gardening months for me, with lots of prep work, planting, weeding and mulching to be done. Last week I started seed for the cucurbits that are going in the main garden area. I … Continue reading

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Sunny Calendula Goat’s Milk Soap

This soap features a blend of olive, coconut and castor oils, plus 20% shea butter. Goat’s milk is used for its moisturizing and emollient properties as well as for the smooth and creamy lather. We use a small amount (up … Continue reading

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Herb Infused Iced Tea

Tea is pretty much the beverage of choice here at Happy Acres. And for much of the year, that means iced tea. There is almost always a pitcher of tea available here for me and my wife to drink, or … Continue reading

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Saturday Spotlight: Lemongrass

In the last few years, I have come to love all things lemongrass. Lemongrass is one of my favorite tea herbs, either used by itself or mixed with mints, lemon balm or lemon verbena. Of course it’s an essential ingredient … Continue reading

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