All Posts Tagged Tag: ‘food’

38-52-2014: Look’it! I grew a tomato!

38 52 2014 Fresh From The Garden

September 21, 2014 – It was all an experiment. Everything I planted was just an experiment. When we moved in last Halloween I had no idea what would grow in the yard. It gets light from all over the place, but there are so many trees that I didn’t know where the light would be when the leaves came in. …

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35-52-2014: Taste Summer

35 52 2014 Taste Summer

August 31, 2014 – I don’t know why, but when September is looming only hours away, I always start to think of the season as fall, even though there are still three weeks of summer left. The nights are cooler, meaning sleeps are better. But the days are shorter too. Mornings aren’t as bright, and I have those “Hmmm, is …

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31-52-2014: Cherry Killer!

31 52 2014 Cherry Killer

August 1, 2014 – My summers used to revolve around cherries. I’ve pitted more cherries in my life than I care to think about. But cherries always bring memories of family summers, working in the orchard until the heat of the day drove us off the ladders and either down to the lake, or into a fabulous all out no …

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29-52-2014: Preserving the Memories

29 52 2014 Preserving The Memories

July 20, 2014 – The fruits of summer are so fleeting, is there any better way to preserve a bit of summer for the depths of winter than with some fresh preserves? Earlier this week I came across some really nice apricots, unfortunately not the absolutely BEST apricots one can find (tomcots fit that bill, but they are near impossible …

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25-52-2014 – Summer is Officially Here!

25 52 2014 Summer Is Officially Here

June 22, 2014 – The best thing about summer is the fresh bounty that can be found at the local fruit-stands. I spent every summer of my youth on my grandparents farm and orchard and while the work was hard, the rewards were plenty and flavourful. I remember riding around on Grandpa’s lap on the big old tractor, and when …

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