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Monthly Archives: February 2017

Lemon Infused Vinegar

These yellow and orange vibrant colored jars, filled to the top with white vinegar and peels of freshly-eaten citrus fruits, have been sitting on my windowsill for a few weeks now. Making vinegar infused with citrus is nothing new – it is something that is so simple to make and is so beneficial in one’s…

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Introducing Mervin…

For over  a year, our eldest daughter has been raising and caring for a few Polish hens. They are a funny looking chickens – well, that is an understatement. They are very funky looking! She first saw one a few years ago and noted how strange and cute they were all at the same time….

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Provision Room Part VII: Putting up Stews, Soups & Sauces

“The person who decides what shall be the food and drink of a family, and the modes of preparation, is the one who decides, to a greater or lesser extent, what shall be the health of the family.” -America Woman’s Home, Catherine Beecher, 1869     In nearing the end of the Provision Room series,…

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