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Plants vs Seeds
6 years ago

Plants vs Seeds

By  •  Rant, Garden

Should it bother me that I didn’t nurture the plants from seed to harvest? Am I less of a gardener because I bought a plant start?

Radishes – the Gateway Vegetable
6 years ago

Radishes – the Gateway Vegetable

By  •  Garden

Pssst…..  Hey Kid…. kid! Yeah you….. C’mere…. Look here,  I’ve got some radish seeds….

Seems there are some folks that lament children don’t eat their vegetables, and are more interested in video games, …
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Seeing beyond the Snow – Plans for 2013 Garden

For now the garden is under snow. Difficult to believe that a year ago at this time I was posting about crocuses. Clearly this year we’re going to have to …
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Eat Garden to Table Because You Can!
6 years ago

Eat Garden to Table Because You Can!

I like to practice garden to table as much as I am able.

While your local climate may keep you from popping out to the garden to pick something for …
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Where there’s Smoke there’s Flavor!
6 years ago

Where there’s Smoke there’s Flavor!

Whew! I hope you all had a great Christmas holiday and are resting up for  the New Year!

There was a bustle of activity around here. I was busy brining, …
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Homemade Sauerkraut
6 years ago

Homemade Sauerkraut

My sister stopped by about a month ago and we were talking about pantries and food storage and such and I asked, “Hey,  you wanna check out my fermenting sauerkraut? It’s …
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Celebration! Of Family, Seafood & Antipasti

As I said last time, this past weekend I was lucky enough to get together with  two brothers and a sister for an afternoon and evening of visiting and as …
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Stuffed Pickled Cherry Peppers
7 years ago

Stuffed Pickled Cherry Peppers

As one of ten children who are scattered north to south and east to west, I’m always happy to see out-of-town siblings.  My brother is coming into town for business and …
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Canned Potatoes – a staple of the deep pantry

Potatoes are not very sexy.

Remember Matt Dillon in “The Flamingo Kid?” –  he is asked by the antagonist “How many potatoes do you think you’ll eat before you die?” …
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