Monthly Archives: May 2011

Family Recipes for Homemade Candy

My parents had a family friend who was a professional candy maker.  His name was Mr. Finn and he passed on his recipe for Caramels to my mother, who shared it with me when I was a teen in the … Continue reading

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Seitan, the Wheat Meat….

I am not a vegetarian but I love many meatless dishes.  I love anything with beans and even enjoy a “Morning Star” Veggy burger upon occasion.  A friend of mine suggested I try a wheat gluten alternative called seitan.  I … Continue reading

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Garden Planting Tips

The weather in southeast Indiana has been very wet this spring.  Wet weather means wet ground, which means frustrated gardeners.  I know because I was one until Friday, May 13th.  How unlikely is it that Friday the 13th turned out … Continue reading

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Economical Olive OIl recipe

I tried a new soap recipe last weekend and I liked it very much. It is a castille soap that uses coconut and palm oil in addition to olive oil. These oils are less expensive than olive oil and it … Continue reading

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Homemade Candy is a Treat

When I was a child, my Mother loved to make candy for special occasions and sometimes just for us to enjoy.  My Aunt , as well, always made candy for every holiday.  I was lucky enough to help her “pull” … Continue reading

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