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Drying Basil

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Drying herbs is one of the easiest ways to beef up the medicine chest and add a little extra to winter meals. When you walk in my house this time of the year, it often smells like licorice. That’s because … Continue reading

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Next Year’s Garden

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I know, I know, we just put the gardens to bed for the winter (unless you’re one of those folks who has things like winter greens and brassicas, garlic, onion sets and similar niceties still a-growing). Even if you do, … Continue reading

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The Press of Work

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One thing about being a ranch wife, you can never say you don’t have anything to do. Even in the so-called less busy season of winter, you’re still playing catch-up with all the things you put off during the planting/harvesting/food-preserving … Continue reading

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