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Seed Harvest


Almost every excuse is gone now. Canning is over; Christmas is gone; The tax work and paper-work jungle is in order. If I don’t want to start the mending, then…it IS time to winnow and separate the seeds! Be a friend by sharing…

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Green Pea Hummus (3 cheers)


I`m making Hummus with dry peas instead of chick peas. This is my ‘cheap’ version, seeing that after I grow peas for consumption, and seed, I then plant extra peas just for the nitrogen-fixing of the soil…so there’s plenty.   Author: ME   2 cups dry peas 1 tsp baking soda water 4 tablespoons lemon and 2 teaspoons […]

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Basil Pea soup


Basil and Peas are friends forever in this soup. With garlic and olive oil it has an Italian aroma and inspiration.     Did you know that you can control the strength of a spice in a recipe by timing its addition? Add Basil first and it will be mild. Add it last to make it stronger. […]

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What’s for Supper?


I just love eating what I have grown or made myself. Tonight’s supper is Deer (Venison sounds more culinary pleasing) Rib Steak. We didn’t grow it, of course, but we hunted it, butchered it, etc. I put my own BBQ sauce over the top. I made homemade French Fries (I have my own ketchup recipe-extra spicy) and […]

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