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Planting Our Seedlings

We’ve had so many rainy days in a row here, that when it was finally bright and sunny this past Sunday we ran outside to put in our seedlings! So far we’ve just got some peas, cukes and spinach in the ground, but...

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Making Homemade Broth

Do you make your own broth? For the past couple of years I’ve been saving inedible veggie scraps (like carrot and onion tops, and the ends of celery) as well as the leftover carcass of any whole chickens we roast. I keep...

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Recipe: Buttermilk Pound Cake

We loved this pound cake (some claim it’s even better if you drizzle Disaronno on your slice, though to me this just looks like a soggy mess – but to each his own!) which I adapted from a Better Homes and Gardens...

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Lately

We’ve finally started getting some warmer days, so we’re spending as much time as we can outside enjoying them to the fullest. This little guy had to make a few repairs to his lawn mower – that grass isn’t...

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Growing Soil

We took a brief hiatus from composting during the coldest months of winter – mainly because it was an ordeal to slog across the snowy or muddy backyard to the compost heap. Now that Spring is here, we’re redoubling...

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