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In my mind, no summer is complete without red, luscious raspberries! When harvest season rolls around, I have a difficult time actually using them. A winter freezer without whole, frozen raspberries is like a bank account without money! I usually talk myself into sacrificing half the berries for a few cordials, a batch or two […]
One of our favourite special dinners is when we make Japanese Chicken. It’s zingy and just dang delicious. If I have a lot of chicken pieces, I just double the sauce recipe. The secret with this dish is to be sure to baste it several times. Since we raise meat birds, we often use our homegrown […]
Think you can’t eat healthy and save money? You sure can! Check out these simple ways to save a bundle on simple, healthy food!
If you’ve got hens, sometimes you get a stockpile of eggs. Chickens lay so well in the spring, it doesn’t take long to get several cartons stacked up. We think there’s nothing better than a pickled egg or two with lunch or with a beer as a late afternoon nibble. I make my own and it is really […]
Vegetable gardening is supposed to be fun, right? It should be! It is so tempting to plant a huge garden with dreams of preserving most of it and having fresh healthy veggies all season long. Wonderful to see all those rows of food, glorious food. Dreaming of my garden always starts in the dead of […]