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Cherry Berry Fruit Butter

Filed in Canning and Preserving, Uncategorized by on July 18, 2019 0 Comments
Cherry Berry Fruit Butter

Combine two of summer’s favorites, sweet cherries and blueberries, for a delectably easy fruit butter. It’s the annual Everything Cherries Week here at Seed to Pantry as we celebrate fresh, sweet cherries and my “appointment” as a Washington State Fruit Commission Canbassador. What is a Canbassador? As a Canbassador my job is to make all […]

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Pumpkin Blueberry Muffins

Filed in Recipes From the Garden by on October 6, 2015 0 Comments
Pumpkin Blueberry Muffins

How do you make a blueberry muffin even better? Add pumpkin! It’s pumpkin season. Time for hay rides, apple cider, and pumpkin pie. Even though I love pumpkin, I am always hesitant to let summer go even one second early. So I was delighted to find this muffin recipe that melds the best of summer […]

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How to Dry Fruit Tutorial

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How to Dry Fruit Tutorial

Don’t lose your dried fruit to insects or mold. Make lasting dried fruit using these 5 easy steps. There’s a little more to drying fruit than simply drying it. But…. not a lot more! If you have ever had a batch of dried fruit mold or get infected by insects, you know how frustrating it […]

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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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Old Fashioned Raspberry Blueberry Jam – Canning and Preserving Month

Filed in Canning and Preserving by on August 22, 2013 0 Comments
Old Fashioned Raspberry Blueberry Jam – Canning and Preserving Month

The backyard raspberry crop is finally starting to dwindle, but not before I got in another batch of jam. This time I combined the raspberries with the organic blueberries picked earlier this summer. I make this same jam recipe every year now as it’s a big hit, with most jars disappearing before the New Year. […]

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Orange-Blueberry Muffins

Filed in Recipes From the Garden by on March 19, 2013 0 Comments
Orange-Blueberry Muffins

For fruit lovers, this is the saddest time of the year. The grocery store selection is pretty slim once you get past the end of the apples and various forms of citrus. I love oranges, and have been on a bit of a blood orange bandwagon this week, but I also like variety. Luckily I […]

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End of the Berries Jam

Filed in Canning and Preserving by on March 18, 2013 0 Comments
End of the Berries Jam

Are you familiar with Gifford’s Ice Cream? If not, you are missing a treat. One summer when my children were toddlers, my husband had a job where he was gone for 14 days at a time. Believe me, those days were long for me and my boys! To help speed the time, we drove down […]

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Theme Gardens – Plan Your Preserving Garden

Filed in Grow Your Own Food by on February 7, 2013 0 Comments
Theme Gardens – Plan Your Preserving Garden

Planting a garden and harvesting its results is a wonderful ego boost. There is just something about nurturing a plant and enjoying its fruits that leads to a sense of accomplishment and self satisfaction. But I have been known to get a little carried away, and in the past have planted too much of one […]

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Theme Gardens – Planning a Deck or Balcony Garden

Filed in Grow Your Own Food by on February 6, 2013 0 Comments
Theme Gardens – Planning a Deck or Balcony Garden

Are you a gardener at heart, but live in the tight confines of an apartment or small house? I am a firm believer that we can have a garden anywhere. It might be on a windowsill or a balcony or a patio or deck, but it’s important for we gardeners to grow something. Think of […]

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4 Reasons to Start Canning and Preserving Today – Saving Grocery Money

Filed in Canning and Preserving by on January 31, 2013 0 Comments
4 Reasons to Start Canning and Preserving Today – Saving Grocery Money

As I have mentioned before, I am a thrifty Yankee at heart. I still adhere to the guiding principles of reduce, reuse, recycle. If I don’t need it, I don’t buy it. If I can make it myself, I won’t purchase it. Which brings us to the fourth good reason to start canning and preserving […]

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