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Fresh Creamy Horseradish Sauce

It the perfect time of year to head out and dig out some fresh new horseradish root.  The first year root is still so young, smaller flexible, and much less heat than second year roots will be.   Do you … Continue reading

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Can we talk about Bee’s for a moment?

My Plum tree’s are in full bloom.. so many other things in bloom as well.. including creeping Charlie and the Violets, the wild strawberries and of course all the currents. But there is something missing this year.. Bee’s.. Where are … Continue reading

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Wild Violets Uses

There are folks that consider these weeds as they freely grow in my local area, so I would consider them a “wild” harvestable food. The perk of this, is that you should be able to find yourself some of these … Continue reading

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Canning Round up for June – 2017

2017  Please note for ease of tracking, I will be rounding everything up or down into pints.. example, if I do 7 quarts of something, it will be written as 14 pints, if I do 8 80z jars it will be written as 4 pints..  you get the idea.. It will make my life so […]

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Canning Round up for May – 2017

2017  Please note for ease of tracking, I will be rounding everything up or down into pints.. example, if I do 7 quarts of something, it will be written as 14 pints, if I do 8 80z jars it will … Continue reading

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Canning Round up for April – 2017

2017  Please note for ease of tracking, I will be rounding everything up or down into pints.. example, if I do 7 quarts of something, it will be written as 14 pints, if I do 8 80z jars it will … Continue reading

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Baked Squash Soup

Like many fellow gardeners, we have squash on our counters that need to be used up or for the more frugal folks, a good winter squash is a outstanding way to make a thick meaty or not stick to your … Continue reading

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Keeping it real on the farm 2016

This was our lovely New Years Day Dinner, the works.. turkey, stuffing, mashed, green beans and gravy.. it was so good.. it was also a reminder that I only got 1 turkey baby on the farm.. one.. that’s it.. It … Continue reading

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Quail Eggs

One of my hens is in production now, and at least one more is laying with the rest due to come online soon. Its such a thrill to find those wee eggs hidden in the hay of their back area … Continue reading

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Oven Roasted Garlic Scapes

This is not a recipe as it just so easy but it is good.. I overcooked mine a touch and it just meant that the thinner ones where all crispy and crunchy like wonderful fried onion bits, while the thicker … Continue reading

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