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Two more boxes of pears

Equals 23 pints plus a few for eating fresh. This is in addition to the two boxes I did last week. Unless red Bartletts (my favorite variety) miraculously materialize, I believe I’m done processing pears for the year. Advertisements

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Watch out world, he’s licensed!

As of mail delivery today, he’s carded and official. Ready or not, here he comes! I’m not certain I’m ready for a teenage driver as well as college student, but I will admit it’s got its benefits. He’s voluntarily taking … Continue reading

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Garden, out of control

August is the month for back-to-school and the garden reaching peak of harvest while simultaneously seeing the weed population explode. I neglected to pick anything for a week while I organized my older children’s school schedules, and so found myself … Continue reading

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Transmuting Goat Milk into Caramel Sauce

Did you know that goat milk can be rendered into caramel sauce? I didn’t either… and then a friend in Alaska posted pictures, and I (of course) had to try it. I recommend it. I started out cheating: I poured … Continue reading

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Goalz

For dinner, I am starting off with: green beans, that I picked from my garden this morning, with butter I made from the milk of the cow currently grazing out in front of my house. For the moment, I is … Continue reading

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Buttery Sticks of Goodness

Today, we packaged our homemade butter. It made 23 4-oz. bars! First, it was weighed, scored and cut with a knife dipped in hot water. Then re-weighed and wrapped. Scotch tape doesn’t adhere to parchment paper, so I used rubber … Continue reading

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Might be time to pick this one

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