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Blog Catchup… then transplant (repeat to infinity)

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I’ve been a little tardy with blog posts since I’ve been spending most of my evenings lately transplanting seedlings into larger pots (hooray!) so this is a catchup/roundup post which is heavy on photos and links and low on verb-age. … Continue reading

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Making Ketchup From Canned Tomatoes

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Like most people, I have always been a Heinz ketchup person. When I was young I can remember my Grandma buying IGA brand ketchup because it was cheaper – it did not taste anything like the spicy zip of Heinz. … 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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Getting ready to hibernate

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Today was the last day of our local farmers market (two blocks from our house, we are spoiled) so now I know it won’t be long before the snow arrives. I still have fall garden to do’s. I have to … Continue reading

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Part 2 – Green Currant Tomato “Capers”

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An update to the green currant tomato experiment post from a couple weeks ago. They are awesome! They look a bit like overcooked peas and the taste has more than a hint of sun dried tomato. The orange ones that … Continue reading

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Post 2 of “Experiment – Salted Green Currant Tomato “Capers””

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A week has passed since post 1 of the experiment and today was the first re-salting day. They’ve definitely shrunk (not surprising) and many have ripened somewhat (should not have been surprising). Much of the grey sea salt had dissolved … Continue reading

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