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Time to Cook with Apples

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Time to Cook with Apples

Autumn and apples go together like peanut butter and jelly. One just isn’t the same without the other!   What would we do without apples? No apple pie. No apple jelly. The world would a sadder place. Wild apples kept the masses happy in ancient times in the form of applejack. It also kept the […]

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Apple Kiwi Kirsch Jelly

Filed in Canning and Preserving by on March 21, 2017 1 Comment
Apple Kiwi Kirsch Jelly

How to make natural pectin jelly. Although I make cases of jam every year, I seldom make jelly. Jelly is made from juice and needs pectin to set. Not many fruits have enough pectin of their own and require adding boxed pectin. Boxed pectin sets up too firm for me and gives me an upset […]

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Spiced Apple Rings

Filed in Canning and Preserving by on September 28, 2016 1 Comment
Spiced Apple Rings

Nostalgic for some tasty, old-fashioned treats? Start with spiced, candied apple rings. If you grew up in the 1950’s or 60’s you may fondly remember spiced apple rings. In an age when boxed spaghetti and sauce and brightly colored Kool-Aid® (with cyclamates!) were de rigueur, spiced apple rings held a special place, served with Sunday […]

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No Pectin Apple Plum Jelly

Filed in Canning and Preserving by on September 30, 2015 0 Comments
No Pectin Apple Plum Jelly

How to make any no-pectin jelly. My husband thinks perhaps I have gone overboard making jam this year. Although I give it away as gifts, he says we don’t know that many people. There are 86 jars so he may have a point. But I love to make long cooking, no pectin jams. There are […]

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Easy Apple-Pear Crisp Recipe

Filed in Recipes From the Garden by on September 29, 2015 2 Comments
Easy Apple-Pear Crisp Recipe

Sometimes the old-fashioned way is the best way, like with this sweet-tart apple-pear crisp. Update: If you are interested in apples in general, and in the health aspects of apples in particular, check out this lengthy and informative article over at Well-Being Secrets. There are lots of other interesting articles there too, with info about […]

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How to Can Your Own Baby Food

Filed in Canning and Preserving by on August 6, 2015 0 Comments
How to Can Your Own Baby Food

It’s possible to can your own baby food, but just the fruit. Now that August is here, and we are smack dab in the middle of the busy canning season, you may be wondering, “can I can my own baby food?” The short answer is “yes” but there are caveats: The only SAFE home canned […]

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Eating on the Wild Side Book Review

Filed in Real Food, Uncategorized by on April 4, 2015 0 Comments
Eating on the Wild Side Book Review

Eating on the Wild Side, The Missing Link to Optimum Health by Jo Robinson   I just finished reading Eating on the Wild Side by Jo Robinson. I have always been a Jo Robinson enthusiast, but this book has pushed me into full-fledged fandom. In Eating on the Wild Side Ms. Robinson explores just how […]

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Norwegian Apple Pie

Filed in Recipes From the Garden by on November 6, 2014 1 Comment
Norwegian Apple Pie

More like a cake than a traditional pie, this Norwegian Apple Pie recipe can be made quickly with items you already have in the cupboard.   My first food related job (many, many years ago) was working in the kitchen of a high-end seasonal restaurant. For most of the day it was just me, the […]

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Homemade Flavored Applesauce

Filed in Canning and Preserving by on September 29, 2014 0 Comments
Homemade Flavored Applesauce

Homemade canned applesauce just got better with the addition of mango. Have you gone shopping for applesauce lately? It comes it all kinds of flavors now, but almost all of it is full of high fructose corn syrup, additives, and preservatives. Why take something as simple and wholesome as applesauce and fill it full of […]

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