Redbud blooming season has almost passed in Oklahoma, but the opportunity to make delicate, floral jelly happens every year.
These easy step by step instructions, plus a few common questions and answers should help guide you through the process easily. Once you're finished, stand back and admire your stock of unique gifts for friends, or delicious wares for your pantry....more
Devotees of buying fresh, local produce often go to a local farmers market or, if they've got the time, might drive to a local farm that allows you to pick fruits and vegetables, such as berries or asparagus, straight from the field. But Durham, North Carolina, consumers have a third option: The Farmery, an urban vertical farm and store where they can pick their own herbs and lettuces....more
There are always the less-than-lovelies. And, they have a purpose.My sauce tomatoes are not sliced nor diced. They are not stuffed with glorious salads, nor wedged and placed on top of beautiful pizzas....more
Hello, BlogHer World,
My name is Kaycee, and I'm new to BlogHer and to blogging.
In the past few months since deciding to launch my new tasting club, Joyful Table, Wordpress seems to have taken over my life. I'm trying not only to pull together a seamless set of launch parties with guest experts in attendance, but at the same time, learn how to create a post, use links (many thanks to Garden Variety Cheese who is our ...more
Well, the summer nights are over in Oklahoma and with the onset of freezing temperatures comes...work! Monday evening of this week hubby and I realized we had just a few short nights to finish completely cleaning out our garden....more
They lay there, like a blob of rectangle jelly beans that had lost their sugar coating. Filling a Mason jar two-thirds full, someone asked me, "Would you like some watermelon rind preserves? They're SO good."I'm not sure if I answered, but I do know that I was either forced by social protocols, or curious enough, to take one bite."Icky!!" I screamed inside my head."I don't care for any more, thank you," I managed to say out loud.That was about forty years ago. So this past weekend, I tried again....more
I remember years ago when I was invited to dinner at someone else’s house, I might or might not be able to eat much of anything. After years of being a vegetarian, then macrobiotic, there was even more I wouldn’t eat; I was becoming more discerning. Something I remember about being a guest was how often I’d see no color on the plate. One particular homemade dinner was chicken breast, cauliflower, mashed potatoes, and iceberg lettuce with roquefort dressing. A whiter shade of pale! Which brings me to some suggestions about coloring outside the lines when it comes to purchasing foods, preparing them and then making your plate glow, all the time, with a rainbow of phytonutrients.
I think I’ve mentioned that we have a retail store in downtown Glens Falls called Nine Authentic Goods. If you go and do things like read the shipping information, you might catch little wisps of my writing....more
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