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Candied Citrus Peels: 11-7-12

i’ve been incommunicado.  Just a bit of stress.  Sorry no blog lately.  But No biggie, No worries. So, candy peels!  Good candied citrus peels can sell for as much as $49 for a half pound at candy stores.  So i’m … Continue reading

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Apple Jam: 10-22-12

Besides canning Candied Peppers and Bread & Butter Pickles, i’m attempting Honey Apple Cranberry Jam today.  There’s 20 cups of diced and peeled red and green apples simmering in lemon juice until they break down.  Then i’ll add the honey … Continue reading

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Honeydew Peach Jam?: 9-26-12

We’ll see how it turns out.  i still have a ripe honeydew melon taunting me on my counter.  i haven’t done anything with it because i didn’t want to make just another basic melon jam.  i’m still stocked up on … Continue reading

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Tomatoes! 8-30-12

I’m transplanting my tommy-toe tomatoes and reisentraub tomatoes today. Remember when planting tomatoes, in order to have a sturdy established root system, to plant the tomatoes to the bottom leaves.  The entire stem up to the leaves should be under the … Continue reading

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Baking, Baking, Baking: 8-29-12

This morning i diced up jalapenos from the garden.  Man, they’re hot!  My fingers are still burning.  They’re for my hot jappy cheese bread, because i’m almost sold out at the market.  And this is probably the hottest batch i’ve … Continue reading

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Bagels! 8-15-12

i used to love bagels.  But after finding out how many additives are in prepared food, whether packed or from a restaurant, i quit buying them.  There are so many unnecessary and harmful things in prepared breads, that i quit eating … Continue reading

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Saving Seeds: 8-14-12

Today i’m still working on prepping beds for the next garden transition.  i’ve let some of my spring-sowed veggies over-ripen and go to seed.  And i’ve found the easiest way to collect them is to actually let the seed head … Continue reading

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Time for the Fall Garden: 7-11-12

Now is the time to start planning the fall garden.  At least if you’re in the lower half of the US.  We can still get another crop of summer plants, but remember to plan room for the plants that grow … Continue reading

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Pear Bread: 7-2-12

i had a good birthday, so now it’s back to work.  Of course i watered all my gardens, right before it started raining.  i wasn’t expecting that.  This morning i made a few loaves of jalapeno bread, cinnamon pickles, and … Continue reading

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Watermelon Jam: 6-12-12

Child labor is a wonderful thing!  Kidding, but not really.  Kyla just picked a watermelon in the garden, so her and her friend are slicing and removing the seeds for watermelon jam.  i ran out and haven’t been able to … Continue reading

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