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Basil Cubes

A Girl and A Garden makes basil cubes:

Materials Needed:

Basil – homegrown or store bought
Cutting Board
Ice tray
Olive oil


Butternut Squash and Bulgur Wheat Soup with Rosemary Onion Bread

Yesterday was an exciting day for me, the sky was overcast and the temperature dropped down into the low sixties and it was a generally cozy day with the kiddos. 1,453 more words


Kale Chips

Kale Chips

What you need:

Baking sheet
Ice cube tray
Olive oil


  1. Preheat oven to 300° F.
  2. Wash and dry kale, if kale is left wet it can steam and turn out soggy.
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It's canning time!

Although I haven’t actually canned anything, yet.

We have a Japanese plum tree in our backyard that produces hundreds of plums each year.

The photo below is of the second basket of plums we picked after I’d already taken 10lbs of plums out to make 2 batches of plum juice that got frozen and is waiting for me to make it into jelly. 44 more words

˳Food Friday


During my stay in Hinckley, OH, I spent a lot of time chez Michèle who has a beautiful cozy home with a lovely pond and fields behind it. 295 more words


I bottled the plum wine last night. The airlock on the carboy had stopped bubbling over the last couple of weeks, so the yeast had clearly eaten up all the sugars and I decided it was ready to bottle. 357 more words


Wednesday 10th September 2014

I have been so busy with work this week and been a little tired and not had the same time to concentrate  on cooking nourishing meals, I also never made a meal plan for this week, cooking is so much easier when a week is busy with a meal plan. 190 more words

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