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Thornless Blackberry Season Opening

Blackberry U-Pick Season opens at Quarteramish farm on July 17th.  Hours  7:30-7:00 daily.  Closed July 19th. Pre-picked berries are available with reservation.  Bring your own containers or we will provide picking trays.  Children are welcome to pick with adult supervision. … 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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Yummy Make Ahead Italian Meatball Recipe

Meatballs are not one of my favorite things to make, so when I do,  I make plenty to freeze for later use.   I always mix the meat and ingredients with my hands.  I don’t like the texture or the coldness … Continue reading

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Great Way to Get Your Greens: Kale Chips

My garden is ready for old-man winter, except for the brussell sprouts and kale. It’s nice to see something green and growing at this time of year. I had an abundance of kale this year and tried a new way … Continue reading

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Making Dreams Takes Hard Work

This weekend I took my first steps toward realizing a dream I have been thinking about for years!  I am proud, excited, and desperately exhausted….. When my husband suffered a debilitating heart attach 3 years ago, our lives turned upside … Continue reading

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Tomato Bliss

Absence makes the heart grow fonder and by the middle of July I can hardly wait until those first green tomatoes ripen in the garden.  This year I got so desperate I made fried green tomatoes just so I could … Continue reading

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