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Taking Stock

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(I discovered this post languishing in a forgotten corner — I actually wrote it last spring. So please forgive my lateness and think spring equinox rather than fall equinox!) This is the time of the year when you find out … Continue reading

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What’s in a Jar?

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Sometimes it’s fun to take a mundane object and dig a little deeper. In this case, I’m speaking of canning jars. My jars come from multiple sources: yard and garage sales, my mother’s cellar, my son-in-law’s grandmother’s garage and a … Continue reading

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Kitchen Medicine

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We tend to think of spices purely in terms of making food taste better, but many spices have medicinal properties. A number of spices help gastrointestinal complaints, which may have been fairly common in the days before refrigeration. Take cinnamon, … Continue reading

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