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Chasing after that which renews my soul and ties it together: Fiber, Food, Friends, Family and Faith

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Tomatoes: The Season has started. Start your canning jars!

Tomatoes: The Season has started.  Start your canning jars!

Posted by on Aug 2, 2006 in food | 1 comment

Ok so most of you just want to ripe the plump deliciousness off the vine as soon as it shows its rose head. I decided to not grow tomatoes this year but need them do to my sad state of being forced to buy tomato sauce instead of the sauce my husband says is near perfection or closer than he ever got with his attempts during his bachelor – pizza...

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Starting back with something easy: Yellow Squash

Starting back with something easy: Yellow Squash

Posted by on Aug 1, 2006 in food | 1 comment

My farm share this week included more vegetables that I recognized. That was exciting. I do enjoy experimenting but sometimes I prefer to know what I am working with rather than research it to excess and then make something. I decided to get back into cooking after vacation by doing simple things. It will be included in the Weekend Herb Blogging Event #44...

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Chinese Chard, Pak-Choi or Bok Choy? It’s up to you to decide.

Chinese Chard, Pak-Choi or Bok Choy?  It’s up to you to decide.

Posted by on Jul 1, 2006 in food | 6 comments

This week I got my share a wee bit late, so I was unable to ask my farmer Susie Kyle to identify items. The above item I identified as Chard plain simple everyday chard. Oops. My mistake. It is called Pak-Choi or to the average joe, Bok Choy. Typically used in Chow Mein. I am also participating in the #39 Weekend Herb Blog over at Kayln’s Kitchen. It...

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My husbands solution to the spice colony.

My husbands solution to the spice colony.

Posted by on Jun 30, 2006 in food | 1 comment

He has been a little hooked on the Dune series recently but this addition to my kitchen came about a year ago. He hated dealing with the mass quantities of spices that I have collected from all over the world and continue to receive from my parents continued travels in far away lands. I am including this in Sweetnicks‘ I’ll Show You Mine, If...

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The rainbow colored green – Swiss Chard.

The rainbow colored green – Swiss Chard.

Posted by on Jun 22, 2006 in food | 2 comments

photo from Live Earth CSA Farm in California Last weeks Farm Share included Swiss Chard. It is a beautiful rainbow of color on the stems. This leafy green is similar in use to Spinach. It is part of the beet family and is grown for its leaves and stems. Storage: After sorting out any withered, limp or yellow leaves, place in a plastic bag with a paper...

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What do I do with Kale?

Posted by on Jun 12, 2006 in food | 3 comments

photo from Live Earth CSA Farm in California The last two weeks I received a bunch of Kale in our Farm Share. I did a little bit of research on Kale to make sure I used and cared for it properly as not to waste it. Storage: Place in a storage bag in the fridge. I normally place a paper towel to soak up excess moisture so that the kale lasts longer. Kale...

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