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The 50p veg challenge...

Lately I’ve taken to popping down to our local market close to closing time on Sunday, the last of the three days it’s open. The two fruit & veg stalls have a habit of offloading anything perishable that hasn’t yet sold for 50p a pot or punnet, or sometimes a mixed bag for £1, or two bowls for £1.50. 553 more words


Drying tumeric and lemon

A month ago we harvested a huge amount of tumeric, 2.6kg in total. That’s a lot of tumeric.

Some we’ve frozen, and a lot is stored in our… 123 more words


More quilt-as-you-go blocks

I have manage to get a few more of my quilt-as-you-go blocks done for the King size quilt.

With all of the veggie prep from this years garden, this project is not moving along as quickly as I would like. 86 more words

Life In NH

Excalibur™ Dehydrators

It’s that time of year again—your garden is in full throttle and you know you’ll have too much produce to eat before it goes bad. Thus, many people are looking for simple, efficient methods to preserve the fresh fruits and veggies. 302 more words

Preserving Food

Two bunches of celery

Yep, that’s all you get when you dehydrate two nice sized bunches of celery.  I don’t buy it much in the winter when it’s so pricey, but I like to put some in soups and other recipes.   83 more words


Zucchini Chips

Are your zucchini exploding out of control? Are you overwhelmed? Need a solution? Try making dehydrated zucchini chips!

Haha. Yes, I meant for that to sound like an infomercial. 233 more words



Today I am excited for two reasons and both of them involve Zucchini. Back in June I planted several Zucchini seeds in our garden, they took a while to sprout and were slow to grow but over the last two weeks or so I’ve noticed them really taking off. 200 more words