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Canning Beets

It’s that time of year when the veggies need to go in the can. I’ve got a row of beets that are just about ready, so I decided to can them today. 130 more words

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A Hidden Treasure in Franconia: the Altes Gewürzamt

Today started off a bit rough.  The clouds blanketed the sky in that way they do when they let you know that summer is over, and I could have slept another hour, but my body had other plans.  857 more words


Best Way to Learn Technique

One of my favorite things to do is to go to a restaurant, eat a great meal or dish, and then recreate the dish or meal at home.

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Delicate Parmigiana — ITALIAN BYTES

I have always believed that I can improve everything I do by finding an easier, quicker, and more effective way. I constantly commit myself to this motto.

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Strawberry Paradise 

Summer is finally here and I am fully in jelly-making-mode.  I want to preserve all the delicious flavors of summer in a hundred different ways. 295 more words


Elder Flower Syrup

People, it is elder flower season and that means that it’s time for make elder flower syrup!

If you’re unfamiliar with the elderberry tress it can seem like every other green tree, but when the first warm days of late Spring and early summer roll around, you just can’t miss them.   316 more words


Itchin' For Urchin - My Struggle With The Sea

Yesterday I tested my culinary skills by cooking sea egg. What’s a sea egg? I can tell you what it’s not: it’s not an actual egg from a sea turtle – my initial mental image. 481 more words

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