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Strawberry Jam

July 5, 2013


I don’t know about you, but July always gets me. It just seems to sneak up on me, even though I’ve all but waited the entire year for it to arrive. This year was no exception. But the difference between this year’s July and those of past years is the strange sense of zen I’m […]

Honeyed Rhubarb Jam

June 5, 2013


Dang, it’s been awhile. What can I say? I’ve been up to my ears in work (at the farm, at the other farm, at the restaurant, at home), and there is no such thing as a day off around here, right now, at least. But according to my observation of the most accomplished and seemingly-fulfilled […]

Fermented Dill Cucumber Pickles

August 2, 2012


Seeing apples being sold at your local farmers market sure can make you feel like you’re falling behind on your summer preservation projects. Yeah, yeah, Ginger Gold is an early variety. But still. The canner has only seen my stove a handful of times in the past several weeks, and much of my “can plan” […]

Oat & Nut Butter Bars

July 10, 2012


I’ve always been a breakfast person. Whether it’s a bowl of oatmeal, eggs and bacon, or the occasional decadent French pastry, I’m usually down. But lately my morning appetite (not hunger… and there is indeed a difference) has been lacking, which can lead me to skip my first meal, which is no good. Needing all […]