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First Frost

The grass sparkled in the beam from my headlamp this morning and crunched underfoot—our long-overdue first frost. After such a hot summer, we should have expected a warm autumn, but I was beginning to wonder if it would ever frost; it usually occurs near the end of April. 140 more words

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I "Heart" Biscuits

Sunday breakfast was biscuits (or, as I have to say to my Kiwi kids, American biscuits, lest they thing we’re having cookies). I sometimes forget about biscuits–generally only making them when there are no eggs in the house—but they make such a lovely breakfast, slathered with homemade jam! 33 more words

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Buried Treasure

Long about now, the summer bounty is over, the winter crops aren’t yet producing, and we start eating the foods we preserved over summer.

Long about now, we remember the brandied cherries. 59 more words

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Blue Cheese

Though it is sad when the last of the season’s goat cheese is gone, I do enjoy the excuse to buy cheeses I don’t make myself. 130 more words

365 Days Of Food