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Making the Most of Mint

If you have seen mint growing in the ground then you know – give it an inch, and it will take a yard…and perhaps the sidewalk too. 412 more words

Seasonal Food Tips

Drying Your Own Fruit

One of my favorite ways to preserve fruits and vegetables is to thinly slice them and dry them in my dehydrator. Drying is one of the oldest methods for preserving foods. 247 more words


Salmonberry Leaf Tea

I’ve finally had the chance to taste test some tea made from local shrubbery. I had collected leaves from Salmonberry bushes(Rubus spectabilis) that I could find far enough from main roads to make me comfortable. 127 more words


Dandelion Oil - Part Two

Part two of dandelion oil! I had read online, from multiple sources, that the moisture content in the flower heads can lead to a jar of rotten slop. 172 more words


A Human's Guide to Making the Bed

Among many challenging human tasks, making the bed is definitely up there in terms of difficulty. I know – I’ve seen it done at least once every few months (yes, in case you were confused, that is a dig at you, humans!) I’m here to help you figure out how this complex task is done. 267 more words