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fresh asparagus

How to Freeze Asparagus For the Best and Freshest Taste

Do you love the taste of fresh asparagus? I certainly do. Nothing makes me happier than to see those chubby green stalks poking up out of the soil after a long winter. I readily admit that not many of

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Lovely Edible Lilac

Who doesn’t love the scent of lilac wafting through the morning Spring air. Lilacs have been prolific and long-lasting this year due to near perfect weather conditions. Cool mornings and warm afternoons,

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Venison Bourguignon

Its been very cold in our neck of he woods. I don’t know about you, but comforting warm stews and soups are high on the menu choices these days.  I usually make this recipe for guests or special

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Tagine Cooking

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Patty Pan Pie

The Tale of the Pie and the Patty Pan by Beatrix Potter A charming children’s story of a silly dog named Duchess who believes she has swallowed a small pastry tin called a patty pan. Patty pan squash

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Talking About Tarragon

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Here We Go Round the Mulberry Bush

It may be the first line of a childhood nursery rhyme to some, but at our farm, its a death defying summertime stunt!  Our old mulberry bush is a fully mature tree of  about 30 feet.  Each year, Mike

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Ossobuco, a Clear Hole-in-One!

Buon giorno! It’s Friday and time to share one of my favorite recipes, Ossobuco.  Chances are many of you have experienced this slow braised dish at your favorite Italian restaurant.  But, I’m

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Presto Pesto

You’ve seeded and nurtured the tender leaves.  You’ve added the flavor-packed herb to salads and stirred it into sauces.  It’s summertime and I’m talking basil, of course. 

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The Shocking Truth about Hard-Boiled Eggs

What is more nutritionally power packed than a couple of hard boiled eggs to start off your day? In my opinion, not much.  Did you know the World Health Organization(WHO) uses the egg as the gold standard

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