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Cyanide from Fruit Pits


A guy I know, Buck, is collecting fruit pits from peaches, nectarines, plums, etc. I didn’t imagine him to be the craft-making type, so my curiosity pried him for more information. The deeper I dug the more fascinated I was. Why? To make a colored case hardening. What is that? This is and old-style predecessor of […]

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Chamomile Salsa


 Some wild chamomile is stronger than others depending on age and where they were found. I found mine in the garden today and it had done well after a three-day rain. There are several uses for chamomile. Here are some to try. I was having homemade salsa this evening so I added 1 tablespoon of the chamomile, finely chopped, to […]

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