Category Archives: cooking

Harvesting and Curing Garlic

Years ago we were gifted some beautiful heads of hard neck garlic by one of our closest friends with verbal planting instructions. We picked a nice spot in the garden and on Columbus Day, we planted. The next summer we were blessed with 50 heads of garlic. We didn’t know exactly what to do with it. It seemed logical to

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Rainy Day Pursuits

We have all been there.  We have big plans for the weekend, and have spent the entire week looking forward to it.  Early in the week, we see a few raindrops for Saturday in the forecast, but we are still hopeful. The chance of rain percentage goes from 30 to 90, and by Friday they are calling for 1″ of

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Harvest Season, “it’s not what you have to do, it’s what you get to do”

  This blog has been a long time coming. I have been wanting to get a new blog out for our loyal, as well as new, followers, but our fellow homesteaders will agree that finding the time between August and October is nearly impossible because……It’s Harvest Season! My husband recently shared a post with me that he saw on social

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Making a Home Made Pizza will help you find your happy place

It’s that time of year, when the calendar says it’s spring, but here in the Northeast, it can be more like a guessing game and true spring-like weather can still be months away. Cold temps and snow in March make for a very long winter. And for those of us deeply affected, the vitamin D deficiency coupled with the mud

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