Creating a Life of Plenty

January 6, 2015
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Fermentation Experimentation!

Say that to the tune of conjunction junction 😉 I am always looking for ways to preserve our harvests and ways to make more things at home…fermenting vegetables is a win win in this area. Fermentation is one of the … Continue reading

January 5, 2015
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Planning the 2015 Garden

This year’s planning has gone on much longer than in previous years.  There are a few reasons for that.  One, we added a lot of gardening space in the front bed last year.  Secondly, we added multiple raised beds, additional … Continue reading

January 2, 2015
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What to do with your winter squash!

If you grew winter squashes like butternut or acorn or any heritage breed, you are probably running out of uses for the delicious, hearty and hardy fruits of your labor. From roasted squash, to squash puree and of course soup, … Continue reading

August 5, 2014
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Beans, beans, the musical fruit!

Regardless of their gastro-intestinal effects, beans (broad, pole, bush, etc.) have outstanding nutritional content and keep really well through multiple methods (canning, freezing, drying).  They are high in protein and add body and flavor to any dish.  I eat them … Continue reading