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Constitution Week – Foods of Our Forefathers Part II

September 18, 2013

Constitution Week – Foods of Our Forefathers Part II The standard grains included wheat, barley, oats and rye.  Finely ground wheat flour, “boulted” or sieved through a fine cloth, was used to make white bread for the rich early in the fifteenth century.  Most of the gentry ate what we...

Canning Basics

August 16, 2013

Canning Basics It’s that time again!  Time to can jams, jellies, fruits, tomato sauces, pickles, vegetables and whatever else you can think up.  The good news is that canning is making a comeback as new generations discover the joys of serving and sharing home preserved foods.  Here are some basic...

Easy Non-Salad Radish Ideas

May 20, 2013

Easy Non-Salad Radish Ideas I love radishes and am always drawn to the pretty color of a pile of radishes.  Most of us just slice them into a green salad and the left-over radishes die a fateful death in the fridge.  Here are some non-salad ideas that will expand your...

Healthy & Whole Foods

January 6, 2013

Healthy & Whole Foods Many Americans have been struggling with weight issues for years.  People may lose a few pounds by trying various diets, but only to gain a few extra pounds when resuming old eating patterns.  As we get older we find that losing weight becomes much more difficult...

Packing A Picnic & Serving Food Outdoors

September 3, 2012

Packing A Picnic & Serving Food Outdoors Packing A Picnic *Pack lots of extra drinks in a cooler.  When it’s hot outside picnickers get thirsty. *Pack sweet treats.  Bring fresh fruit such as berries and melon or cookies instead of ice cream. *Keep prepared foods in the refrigerator until it...

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