Category Archives: Food & Recipes

Applesauce Meatballs

This recipe is one of our favorites, a good way to use homemade apple sauce. The applesauce makes these meatballs moist and tender. It’s adapted from an old pamphlet cookbook published in 1969, called “Real, Old-Time Yankee Apple Cooking” by … Continue reading

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Thursday’s Kitchen Cupboard

Here’s the first canning of the summer for me. I made relish with onions, peppers and cucumbers. I’ve also been oven-roasting tomatoes, then freezing them on the cookie sheet. Then I pack them into jars and return them to the … Continue reading

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Emptying the Freezer into Jam

Tuesday morning I noticed a oily puddle under the chest freezer.  This freezer came free with the house and all signs point to it having reached the end of it’s life.   This gave me the impetus to clean out both … Continue reading

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Signs of Spring

The first snowdrop Sorrel sprouting Rye grass greening Chickens enjoying the rye grass Sap simmering on the stove Maple syrup in jars Spring has begun!

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Honey Oat English Muffins

With the new rings I wanted to try out a new recipe.  I like making them on the stove top, and so I found one from King Arthur Flour that sounded good, except I didn’t have some of the special … Continue reading

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