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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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Old-Fashioned Cooking – Carrot Jam

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In this modern-day-take-it-out-of-the-freezer-and shove-it-in-the-microwave world, we often lose sight of what real food tastes like. Not too surprising, when you look at the ingredient lists on most prepared foods. Many so-called foods have more chemicals than food ingredients. I figure … Continue reading

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