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Homemade Soaked Granola

I love granola, but in the past couple of years have stayed away from it – mainly because of all the processing of the ingredients.  I used to make my own granola, but life became busier and busier and I … Continue reading

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Kiwi – The Wonder Fruit (Don’t Forget Strawberries)

I can’t believe how far we are into the summer months – yikes!  I am looking at my freezer and cupboards and I think this time last year they were much fuller – but we also had an early season … Continue reading

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Make Your Own Fruit Leather

Well, blueberry season has started here and this past weekend we went picking for the first of many times during the season.  I realized that last season I blogged about the usual things I do with the blueberry harvest, but … Continue reading

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Summer Must Be Here, The Dehydrator Has Come Out Of Hibernation & Jam Is Being Made!

I know that summer is here because the dehydrator has come out of hybernation and the produce picking has begun!! I may have already mentioned this, but Stella is a Fruit-aholic!  So when fruit is on sale during the summer … Continue reading

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Who Needs Potato Chips – Grab Some Apple Chips

I have been busy for 3 days preserving all the apples that were picked on Saturday.  All my time has been spent on apples, with the Stella detours during the day, walk to school, pick up from school, stop at … Continue reading

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Razzle Pazzle, Raspberry & Plum Jam

Last night I tackled the plums and raspberries that were picked on Saturday.  I washed the plums and raspberries (which were only half of what we brought home – Stella decided to indulge for dinner).       First was … Continue reading

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Finally…. I Finished! – Yeah!

I know that I said I was done with blueberries, but I forgot to mention one thing – in regards to dehydrating them.  I mentioned two methods of preparing the blueberries for dehydrating (putting them in boil water or making … Continue reading

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Blueberries, Blueberries, Blueberries

Today I was out of the house by 7am, that was after feeding the animals, walking the dog, checking the dehydrating pineapple, showering and a quick breakfast.  I headed up the Taconic Parkway to Red Hook, NY – about 1 … Continue reading

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Monday, Just Like Any Other Day for Me

I have been unemployed now for 2 months, and the days all seem the same to me.  Really, I have to think about what day it actually is.  So, today, for most, was the beginning of the work week,the dreaded … Continue reading

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