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Peep’s (or Cheep’s) first egg! And a pot roast recipe

One of our new hens laid her first egg this morning. And here is a pot roast recipe using a solar oven and tomatoes that I froze whole last summer. Continue reading

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A Hot Harvest Monday, November 5, 2012

Dang global warming anyway. It got up into the upper 80s here today, maybe 90. This is not supposed to be happening in November in coastal southern California. It has been hot ever since, um, August I think. Normally the … Continue reading

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Bummer, I got laid off!

I got laid off from my newspaper columnist job. Well, that may leave me more time for bragging on my harvests on the Harvest Monday blog day. Continue reading

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Thar be DRAGONS!

Here are some photos of a dragonfly and damselfly in our yard, plus recipes for dishes made with the harvest from our garden this week. Continue reading

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Kitchen Cupboard Thursday on Sunday June 3, 2012

This was a good week for bok choy from the garden. I posted a recipe for Boy Choy and Water Chestnuts with Ginger and Garlic, as well as how to make corn on the cob with sage butter. Continue reading

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How to Make Yummy Borscht (Russian Cabbage and Beet Soup)

I made a delicious borscht in our solar oven this week. I absolutely LOVE cooking in it. Continue reading

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How to make great strawberry jam

Oh how I wish that these strawberries were from my own garden. But they’re not. They’re farmer’s market strawberries. My entire strawberry harvest this week went onto a bowl of cereal this morning. I can only dream of the day … Continue reading

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Kitchen Cupboard Thursday and making Lemon Marmalade

Here is what I have left of my home-canned produce–35 jars of various jams, pickles and vegetables. Continue reading

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200th Blog Post–Harvest Monday and Kitchen Cupboard Thursday

I’m running behind on blog posts. Here is my 200th blog post, Harvest Monday, and Kitchen Cupboard Thursday all rolled into one. Continue reading

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First day of spring and the week’s harvest

Thanks to my citrus crop, I topped 9 lbs of harvest this week. I am also having fun with my solar oven. Here are two more recipes, one for pot roast and one for a chicken casserole. Continue reading

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