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A Perfected Pickle

It was feeling ironic that dill pickles were my least successful naturally fermented vegetable.  Whenever I tried pickling cucumbers, their taste and texture seemed less than ideal.  So I dove into an information rabbit hole. My technique was perfected thanks … Continue reading

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Drink for Good Health

When it comes to drinks, I think I’ve found a match made in heaven: I call it Elderberry Kombucha Tonic. I’ve been enjoying sips of Elderberry Syrup all winter long, especially when I feel a twinge in my throat or … Continue reading

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Simple Sauerkraut

Have you heard how awesome fermented foods are? (if not, check out this story or this one on NPR or this longer article in the New York Times)  If you are trying to fit more fermented foods into your diet, and … Continue reading

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Zucchinis Galore

It’s August, and that means we’ve got plenty of zucchinis… in fact, we may have a few zucchinis too many.  One of our favorite ways to use a bunch of these prolific vegetables each year is in a big batch … Continue reading

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Pickle Mania

In the midst of my August pickling fervor, I took a moment to fondly look back at my first post about naturally fermenting veggies.  It’s hard to believe it was only a year and a half ago.  Now, pickle jars … Continue reading

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‘Tis The Season…

…when extra large industrial bowls are no longer big enough …when I find forgotten husk cherries in my pocket …when bubbling pickle jars start building up on the counter …when I’m glad we (Dad) did some trellising earlier this summer … Continue reading

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Scenes of a Fall Kitchen

Our harvest season keeps on going and going and going.  We’ve had no freezing temperatures since covering up our favorite garden plants for the first frost nearly a month ago.  There’s been summery harvest dinners, bags of lettuce and boxes of berries … Continue reading

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