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Adjust for Elevation, and more: nuts!

On the flip side, nuts and nut products are something I definitely have an opinion about … and so does the NCHFP. They’re a simple category, and I can handle them easily. There are two different preparations available for nuts: … Continue reading

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My favorite recipes: North African Couscous

I realized this weekend that–when someone asks for one of my recipes on one of my discussion groups–if I don’t already have it up on the blog … I should just post it here where everyone can read it from … Continue reading

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Plum Peach Ginger Crumble! Or … what the heck is a ‘crumble’ … and how can I make one for myself?

Sounds tasty, right? But first … a bit of administrivia One of the frequent questions I see on canning discussion lists is … how do you use all the things you can? I understand why they ask that question, too. … Continue reading

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Update on the cheesecake … and a discussion of baked cheesecakes in general :)

Here’s how my cheesecake looked once it came out of the springform pan: As you can see, no cracks … and if my blog had Taste-O-Vision, you’d be as thrilled with the taste and texture as we were! The cheesecake … Continue reading

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The Dutchman’s Store — Cantril, IA

I arrived at my destination about mid-morning, and was not surprised to see lots of folks already shopping in The Dutchman’s Store. Yes, gang! My Mecca for this trip was a Mennonite-run general store, specializing in plain and simple goods. … Continue reading

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$2.00 Box Challenge: Peaches and Pears!

The season is winding down at my local fruit and vegetable market. Here in Seattle, most of the small, local (predominantly outdoor) markets only sell produce from the beginning of March to the first of November. That’s when they change … Continue reading

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Menu potentials! Volume 1: The Common Stuff :)

Always available: Mexican Tacos: your choice of ground beef, chicken, shrimp, smoked pork, or beef steak (or a combo of more than one) …. seasoned with cumin, coriander, garlic, onion, and chili powder, nestled in soft flour tortillas and topped … Continue reading

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