Monthly Archives: August 2015

Jam and Jelly on the Wild Side

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Late summer is preserving season — jams, jellies, conserves, chutney, fruit syrups — any fruit or liquid that is standing still or even moving slowly is likely to wind up in a jar. You can be conventional and make peach … Continue reading

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An Apple a Day

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This time of the year a woman’s fancy turns (at least mine does) to apples. The summer apple crop is in high gear, and the fall apple crop is ripening. Apples are one the the most productive fruits I know … Continue reading

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Herbal Medicine: Blackberry Syrup

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  OK, let’s start with a warning and a disclaimer: herbal medicines are not something you just jump into without educating yourself. There are plenty of herbals that have side effects, just like conventional medicines. There are some herbal preparations … Continue reading

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