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Lemon Curd - the true art of comfort eating

On this cold, grey and overcast St George’s Day, I would normally be picking and preparing lots of dandelion flower heads for making dandelion wine. So tradition dictates, St George’s Day is the best day to do this as it is usually sunny and bright. 500 more words


Apricot Chia Jam

Apricot Chia Jam

Originally from thehome-journal.com

Most amazingly good jam and so easy to make. It is completely fresh and without any sugar! You will really enjoy this! 176 more words

Putting By Commences

Our strawberry plants are first year and we probably won’t see any berries this year and strawberry jam is grandson and son-in-law’s favorite.  When I was in the grocery yesterday, I saw that 16 oz clam shells of organic strawberries were 2 for $5.00.   284 more words


Book Review: Blue Ribbon Canning by Linda J. Amendt.

Hi everyone,

As some people know, I’ve recently taking up reviewing books. I love it, mostly, as you get exposed to some pretty amazing books. Never fear, there will still be some normal foodie and cooking posts, as well as free recipes! 244 more words

Book Review

A Little Mother's Day Inspiration - Gift Idea!

I guess this post is better late then never!

Every year my mother always tells me to “save my money” and not buy her anything for Mother’s Day! 689 more words


President's Day Sales

Any holiday is reason enough to have a SALE at most thrift stores

February 16, 2015 President’s Day

St. Vincent de Paul $ 2.80

Everything Half Off! 348 more words

Second Hand Shopping

2. Preserving an Autumn Harvest: Victoria Plum Jam

One Saturday last October, a whole two kilograms of Victoria Plums were plonked into the reduced section of greengrocers I worked in. Now, anyone who’s worked in a greengrocers will know how people go nuts for what is considered the Chanel of plums. 367 more words