Category Archives: Food

Harvest Festivals

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This is the time of the year when harvest festivals really get going. The available evidence indicates that all human societies develop some sort of religious beliefs. When humans first began to practice agriculture and the tribe was now dependent … Continue reading

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Cooking Beans

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I spent a good chunk of the day harvesting and cooking beans for the freezer. Beans are a multipurpose vegetable – perhaps the most multipurpose of all. Green beans, purple beans, yellow beans, streaked beans, snap beans, shell beans, wax … Continue reading

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When Jelly Won’t Jell

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Sound familiar? Fired a with housewifely wish to see her storeroom stocked with homemade preserves, she undertook to put up her own currant jelly. John was requested to order home a dozen or so of little pots and an extra … Continue reading

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