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Old-Fashioned Cooking: Homemade Pectin

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Once upon a time, the ranch wife who was on a jam-making spree had to start by making her own homemade pectin. Alternatively, she had to make sure the fruit she was working with had enough natural pectin to prevent … Continue reading

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IANS – Trusting Scientific Research

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IANS – It ain’t what you don’t know that gets you into trouble. It’s what you know for sure that just ain’t so. ~ Mark Twain When George Gershwin composed the song It Ain’t Necessarily So, he was onto something. … Continue reading

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Canning – Gut Instincts Part 3

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(If you haven’t already, you might want to read parts 1 and 2 before you tackle this) You’re full of it (or rather, them) – bacteria. Your body is covered and simply loaded with bacteria, most of which are beneficial … Continue reading

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