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Dehydrating Apples

So a few months ago Amazon had a deal on a dehydrator. Every year we have 3 large pear trees that a lot of the fruit just goes to waste, so I ordered it to try out to hopefully be able to save some of these pears for later. 154 more words


Dehydrating Strawberries 

I haven’t had all that much to write about this week. I have spent most of it getting supplies and organized for the farmers market that starts next month. 210 more words

From The Kitchen Counter

Freezer and Storage Soups

One of my off-season joys is making an easy meal that tastes as though it took time and effort to create. Soup is among the easiest—and I’m not talking poured out of a can. 1,112 more words


Planning the Season

Seed catalogs have been arriving for weeks, making me think about planning the garden despite the 5 feet of new snow that buried our local mountains in the last few days. 1,117 more words



Granola is a beast in the food world, racking up $2 billion in U.S. sales annually. But it can be easily made for a fraction of the cost of a 12-ounce package, and it’s endlessly adaptable to dietary needs or preferences or to what’s in the cupboard. 1,160 more words


stocking up

This is a Rodale book from 1977 that was found for $2 in the thrift today.  Lots of good recipes, which never go out of style.  44 more words


Dried banana chips

Every so often GD and I are in receipt of big bunches of bananas that are overstocks, last month I made banana breads,


today GD and I are using the dehydrator to make banana chips. 380 more words