A few pumkin moons brought on cold and lots of canning

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Our summer garden is just about toast. We got a harvest moon early this month, then again last night. The first brought 29 degrees and kind of freeze burned our garden. The second brought...

Thanksgiving, then making jerky from David’s deer

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We had a great "vacation." David had Thursday, Friday, and the weekend off from school. Of course, Thursday, being Thanksgiving, I cooked, cooked, and baked. That's MY vacation; doing all that baking and cooking,...

My long awaited apple fell off the tree and the goats ate it!

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Yep, that lone apple in our beautiful orchard disappeared. I checked it yesterday and it was fine. I even debated on picking it and eating it. It was ripe. But I decided to let...

Wow, the sun is finally out

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We've become pretty sun-deprived as it's been cloudy for weeks now. And that's unusual for this part of Minnesota. Usually we see the sun at least part of the day, every day. Not only...

Q and A: using horseradish and wormy ham

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Horseradish I started growing horseradish a few years ago, but had a hard time getting it to take off. Similar to the problem with my asparagus, but that's another issue. I have found that turning...