Author Archives: Sandi

Pancake weekend

It’s that time of the year–time for the pancake feed!  Such a glamorous name.  It calls to mind some unglamorous pictures. But I just have to put in a plug for my Kiwanis club, because the things we support are … Continue reading

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Wild grape juice

I was going to make jelly with the big bowl of wild grapes we picked at the lake the other weekend. We had picked them off the stems last week, so I just put them in a big pot on … Continue reading

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Veggie spaghetti

If you read my blog on Wednesday, you saw my beautiful mushrooms. (If not, just scroll down.) 😉 My plan was to chop them, fry them in butter, and eat them on steak.  But the days this week have just … Continue reading

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Funny mushrooms

I maybe shouldn’t have titled the post that–I may have some very strange comments. (You just never know who’s going to find your blog from strange search words.) But I bought the most beautiful mushrooms at the Battle Lake farmers … Continue reading

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Wild grapes

We’ve got some wild grapevine at the lake–Trevor noticed this past Friday that the little bunches of grapes on the vines were ripe.  We’ve never dealt with them before, but we thought it might be fun to make grape jelly … Continue reading

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It’s that time of year

Yes, you guessed it–it’s time for roasting tomatoes. We’ve got tomatoes that won’t quit right now–but lots of other veggies as well. So, I decided I’d better get off my butt and make something besides BLTs for supper. (I mean, … Continue reading

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More vegetables than sense

I was going to call this picture “More Vegetables Than Time”. . . but I decided it was really sense I was lacking more than time and motivation. I just cannot turn down fresh produce when it’s offered–do you know … Continue reading

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Pickles, pickles, pickles

And chutney. That could be the title of my weekend.  I had a very productive couple of days.  This is the breakdown of what I made and canned (mostly on Saturday): Peach chutney, 12 half-pints Sweet pickle chunks, 9 pints … Continue reading

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You’ll never guess what I saw slithering through the garden the other night. YUCK!! I hate snakes. . . I know, I know, they won’t hurt me.  In our area it’s mostly garter snakes.  But I have a phobia, and … Continue reading

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And more. . .

Of course you know what I mean by that.  More cukes. More zukes. Some beets and carrots. And yesterday another CSA box. And then Trevor picked up a box of peaches from the local church youth organization. Our fridge is literally full … Continue reading

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