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Homemade: Quick Refrigerator Dill Pickles

This is a quick and easy recipe for the pickle lover in your family. Here at Happy Acres, my wife is a big fan of them. In years past she had been buying pickles to put on sandwiches, but last … Continue reading

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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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Roasting Fresh Chile Peppers

I love the smell of roasting peppers. My wife and I made a fall trip to New Mexico a few years ago, and it seemed like everywhere we went they were roasting the new crop of chiles. The wonderful aroma … Continue reading

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Cherry Picking Time

The cherries are ripe here in Southern Indiana, and that means it was time for a road trip this week to Farview Orchards. It’s about a 45 minutes drive from Happy Acres, and the best local source for cherries in … Continue reading

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Easy Refrigerator Pickled Garlic

Since this recipe calls for a lot of peeled garlic, you can speed up the process by using a garlic peeler. Alternately, you can dip the cloves into boiling water briefly, which helps loosen the skins. While researching food safety … Continue reading

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