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Watermelon-Lime Ice Pops

Browsing through the “summer” tab of my seasonal recipe index, I realized that I should probably re-name it “ice pops and frozen desserts.”  I do make a steady stream of ice pops during the summer, as they are fast, refreshing, and a lot healthier than purchased frozen treats.  I use whole fruit and add honey […]

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#CanItForward 2015, plus a giveaway!

Jarden Home Brands, better known to most of us as Ball Canning, is once again hosting their international Can-It-Forward event, with a live webcast that you can view here on Saturday, August 1st, from 11-4 E.S.T.  There is a live chat function for questions about home canning, and you can also join the events by […]

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Guest Post for Paleo Parents: Sesame Fish Cakes

I’m delighted to be guest posting for Paleo Parents this week, and I am also sharing the recipe here.  This is a simple recipe that can be baked or pan fried, and because of the mild flavor of the white fish and the crunchy sesame coating it is a dish that even fish-avoiders will likely […]

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Banana Cream Pie Ice Pops

This recipe is brought to you by “lack of communication.” Sometimes we both end up going to the grocery without consulting each other, and that is how we end up with twelve bananas.  I wanted to use up some of the extras before they turned black, and it has finally warmed up around here so […]

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Slow Cooker Curried Tomato Soup

Fall doesn’t officially start until the end of the month, but our garden is already making the transition.  The cucumbers stopped producing after a cold snap last week, and the tomatoes are soon going to be good only for green tomato chutney.  Last week I cleared some beds and planted garlic, kale, and shallots to […]

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30 Healthy Ice Pop Recipes

Last year I planted shiso in our little greenhouse and the plant grew quite large and went to seed, which led to this year’s bumper crop of baby shiso plants growing everywhere.  I pulled about a hundred and left five of them to grow.  If you have never tried shiso it is a culinary herb […]

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