Category Archives: Fruit

June in the Garden

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Though the blog title suggests otherwise, I was so busy with the garden that I, ahem, missed the March to May “in the garden” posts I had planned on doing. Now all of a sudden it’s June, the garden has … Continue reading

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Meyer Lemon Shred Marmalade

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The first Meyer lemons of the season are finally available. I’ve never been a huge fan of marmalade, mostly because of the pith, but I’ve been looking for a preserve to make with Meyer lemons so I can enjoy them … Continue reading

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Preserved Lemons

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There has been a definite upswing in the use of preserved lemons as an ingredient in recipes lately and we’ve been wanting to give them a try for a while. I checked a couple stores and came up empty handed … Continue reading

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Dessert worthy of a Meyer Lemon and this and that…

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When they’re in season I always grab a couple bags of Meyer lemons and make all sorts of things with them. Cakes, syrups, cocktails, jam, lemonaid, etc. But when there is a Meyer lemon ripe on my small tree I … Continue reading

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Dreams of green

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It happens all the time. I know I should just put that lovely perfect plump key lime seed in the compost bin but I could nearly just as easily pop it into a little pot and sprout it, right? I … Continue reading

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Part 2 of Behold the Melon

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Post by Erinn I have been coveting my single surviving melon for several weeks, visiting it daily and providing periodic sprinklings of hen manure in the surrounding area to dissuade the creatures from doing a dine and dash. Sometimes in … Continue reading

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Behold the melon

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We are growing melons for the first time. It’s an old French heirloom called Delice de la Table. Once it turns orange and yellow it will be devoured. Leftover untreated cedar scraps make great melon platforms. Next year I will … Continue reading

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