These ancient mountains share an origin with the West Highland Way in Scotland. Hard to believe, eh? I learned about this bit of geological goodness from a friend of mine who was recently in Scotland. She mentioned to her group mates that the terrain reminded her so much of the geography here that if the … Continue reading A Shared Heritage
We are at the end of peach season and I almost missed it! Thankfully the orchard we go to for peaches, strawberries, etc. has sunday hours and we were able to snag a bushel. From these golden orbs I was able to tuck away peach chutney and just flat out canned peaches. No jam cause … Continue reading Just Peachy
Those of you with chickens and those of you who buy fresh eggs from those with chickens already know that fresh eggs do not peel well. I think I can help. This comes from a young farmer friend of mine and we have tested this out over a dozen times. Ready? Steam your eggs. Yup. … Continue reading How To Get A Fresh Egg To Peel Beautifully!
I was gifted with two rhubarb plants a few years ago and, until this year, has gone relatively unused. A crime, I know. Now these lovelies are ready to feed and nourish and I have just the recipes to share: Rhubarb Bars from Little House Living Rhubard Custard Bars from Taste of Home Strawberry-Rhubarb Jam from Taste of … Continue reading Rhubarb Yum Yum
. . .while processing these golden green orbs into apple sauce, I realized that the peel/core palooza could be made into apple cider vinegar.