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Adjust for Elevation, and more: pickles!

Other Processes Pickling: First, for fermented pickles, sauerkraut, etc. — use the Low Temperature Pasteurization Process outlined by the NCHFP. Because this process uses water between 180-185 degrees–which is below the boiling point–and a thermometer to determine/maintain temperature, there is … Continue reading

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Po Dogs — Seattle, WA

We planned a before-the-holidays dinner with a good friend recently … and told him to pick the restaurant! We’ve found over the years we’ve known him that he runs in a totally different culinary circle than we do–often centered in … Continue reading

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Cinebarre — Mountlake Terrace, WA

My cute husband and I enjoy the Harry Potter movies, so–in honor of the release of the next-to-last installment of the series–we decided to combine dinner and a movie last night … all in one location We were big fans … Continue reading

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The final haul from the 2010 Food Journey! :)

I’ve finally finished the inventory of my car from my 2010 Food Journey. I broke it down into three basic categories: The Dutchman’s Store, my spice-shopping trip to Chicago, and everything else From The Dutchman’s Store in Cantril, IA, I … 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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Dill Pickles :)

We’re trying a variation on our standard dill pickle recipe this time. We like the taste of the previous incarnations … but the crunch has been a little lacking … so we’re trying a lime-soaked version this time. I had … Continue reading

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The latest Food Oddity: :)

He wants to be sweet! No! He wants to be dill! No … he’s Multiple Personality Pickle! Multiple Personality Pickle is more just a mascot for now. Honestly, his incessant prattle and inability to make up his mind don’t make … Continue reading

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A new $2.00 Box Challenge: Pickles and more :)

When I stopped by my favorite local fruit and veggie market this weekend, looking for some inexpensive inspiration, I found a Two Dollar Box with lots of potential! It was the 4th of July weekend, and we had plans to … Continue reading

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