Monthly Archives: October 2015

How to Freeze Herbs in Olive Oil

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SHARE THIS PAGE: Has your herb garden been hit by frost yet? If it hasn’t, now is a good time to give them a trimming before you miss the chance. It will also save you a little spring cleanup! Although the herb drying is appealing to me, I don’t have a dehydrator, nor the ideal […]



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Potato Leek Soup Recipe

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SHARE THIS PAGE: Last year we meet Sean Arnold at the PA Farm Show. He joined us along with Buy Fresh Buy Local, to talk about how to find, choose and appreciate great local foods, and support the farmers and lands, which produce them. Sean Arnold, from the Healthy World Café’ and Executive Chef for Underground […]



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Food in Jars inspired Vanilla Plum Jam (Sugar Substitution)

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SHARE THIS PAGE: Toward the end of the summer, our CSA had a couple of quarts of beautiful Plums that I just couldn’t resist. It turned out that they weren’t ripe yet, so they went into an agate tray and onto the wall that skirts our kitchen– where I put fruit to ripen in plain […]



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Easy & Delicious: Crockpot Preserving Recipes

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SHARE THIS PAGE: Autumn may be my most favored season, perhaps because it always seems to fly by all too quickly. Balmy days and cool evenings are quickly filled with country fairs, farm-to-table meals, parades, harvest parties & actual harvesting; leaf raking & garden clean out which leads to extra work to the compost pile; […]



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Review of Brown Eggs & Jam Jars

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SHARE THIS PAGE: Most of the cookbooks we’ve chosen to carry are quite heavy on the practice of preserving foods – which makes sense to us because most of our other products support those habits. However, as a busy mom of 3, a farm girl at heart and wannabe homesteader, I fell in love with […]



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