Category Archives: Recipe

Red Raspberries are Ready!

The berries are ready for picking! Red Raspberries are $5 a pound; a quart is about 1 and a third pounds.  We suggest you pick in the morning as the heat of the day is hard on you and the … Continue reading

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Wreath Idea for any season

I’ve always thought wreaths were a great door accessory and over the years I have made quite a few.  This wreath caught my eye because I love the combination of rosemary and olive leaves with bittersweet.  My Mom loved bittersweet … Continue reading

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Homemade Tomato Sauce is Easier than you Think!!

What can you do with these?  Roma tomatoes are great to eat fresh like apples, slice onto sandwiches, toss into salads, saute with garlic and olive oil and maybe a few other veggies, or prepare and preserve to use throughout … Continue reading

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Easy Sandwich Spread made fresh from the Garden

I have an abundance of onions, cucumbers and tomatoes in my garden now.  After searching for a way to use them, I found a great recipe for a sandwich spread in my copy of Amish Country Cookbook, Vol I . … Continue reading

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Fantastic Blueberry/Raspberry Jam Made Easy

Jam is easy to make, and oh so ever rewarding.  Jam has many uses  in the kitchen and brings culinary Shangrilah during winter months when produce is out of season.  I hear frequently from people they are afraid to try, … Continue reading

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Natural Homemade Cleaning Products are Easy to Make; Spring Cleaning Part Two

  Green cleaning is all the rage these days.  It seems everyone is talking about cleaning the green & natural way;  and for good reason.  I’ve been a green cleaner for many years; mostly in part to the birth of … Continue reading

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Spring Means Cleaning, the Natural Way!

Every spring I get the urge to clean, clean, clean!  Winter in Indiana means spending too much time indoors, tracking in mud, snow, dirt, and dealing with dust from the furnace running all the time.  As soon as there is … Continue reading

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