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Non-Ironic Use of Mason Jars

Mason jars were invented in 1858 specifically for the purpose of home canning.  That may not be readily apparent considering that mason jars are now only used as serving vessels for $5 PBRs in hipster bars.   1,536 more words

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Mason jar love drawing.

I can’t help it. I love mason jars. And all the delicious food inside them. I finished this little marker drawing today.


A cheap dinner & homemade pickles

Today was a great day. It was good to be back at work after 5 days off and baby C was all smiles to see her daycare friends again. 311 more words


How do I love thee, watermelon?

With apologies to Elizabeth Barrett Browning, let’s talk about watermelon.

Watermelon is one of those iconic American foods and the ones we have got from… 617 more words


24 hour Refrigerator Pickles!

Crunchy, sweet and tangy, my 24 hour refrigerator pickles are just about the perfect summertime snack!

I had so many great cucumbers this year I knew I wanted to make a couple jars of quick refrigerator pickles which are one of my favorite things to eat this time (or anytime) of year. 256 more words


The Pickles So Far

From L-R, radishes, garlic scapes, turnips, and beets.


You Can't Please Everyone

I was actively soliciting rain yesterday so that I wouldn’t have to water the garden. Well, nature delivered –  in quantity ! It seems like we’re in for another stretch of cool weather. 122 more words

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