How to Make and Preserve Strawberry Jam

How to Make and Preserve Strawberry Jam

Strawberry season is barely a month long. One day the plants are covered in delicate, white flowers, and the next you’re drowning in ripe, ruby red berries. It’s an excellent problem to have. We have a really small strawberry patch. It’s only two rows, each about 50 feet long. We grow only one variety, called… 

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8 Rhubarb Recipes You Need to Try Now

8 Rhubarb Recipes You Need to Try Now

If Rhubarb were worth its weight in gold, I would be rich. Filthy, stinking rich. The kind of rich that leads to having six or seven Pomeranians, all with French names that prance around in matching Armani bow ties. In my scenario, the dogs would probably all be mutts, with names like Rico and Cujo…. 

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Baked Cinnamon and Cardamom Apple Chips

Baked Cinnamon and Cardamom Apple Chips

At some point, I turned my back on eating whole foods and fell into the loving arms of individually packaged baked goods and chemical laden, processed foods. I can’t say that I fought the process. I was a willing participant, drooling at the mere mention of pub cheese. The truth is, processed foods are amazing…. 

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Twice-Baked Acorn Squash with Sausage and Kale

Twice-Baked Stuffed Squash

I’ve always liked living in town. Walking to the coffee shop, bookstore, farmer’s market, playground, bar, etc. is really appealing. Strap the kids in the stroller or a carrier, slide into good walking shoes, and go. You’re out, in the sun, meeting the people in your neighborhood, smiling at friendly shopkeepers, popping into galleries just for… 

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