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Jam Overload

We spent Saturday canning more jam, since the peach trees in our yard were ready. When we were done, we pulled all the jars out of the closet and decided to add everything up, and it’s a surprising and almost … Continue reading

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Plum jam

This weekend was time to start picking our plums. We have two plum trees at the bottom of the lawn, and the first summer we lived here they produced buckets and buckets of tiny, sweet, floral little plums. I have … Continue reading

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Five months later…

Ok, it’s been a long time, blah blah blah. Moving on: Greg’s new haircut: The garden this year: This is the point every year that I’m still hopeful about the garden; sadly, we haven’t gotten much of a harvest the … Continue reading

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Kitchen Meme

I so very rarely do these meme things, but: (stolen from E, previously from The Boastful Baker) metal or non-stick? Varies widely – I’d like to get rid of my non-stick pans, except for the really nice cake pans I … Continue reading

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Baked Eggs in Maple Toast Cups

This one’s for Rebekah – for Mr. Pickpants.  I’ve made this for brunch several times over the last year or so, both for just us and for visiting friends, and it’s always been a big hit.  It’s incredibly easy, especially … Continue reading

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Sunshine and Visitors

Andy and Claire are visiting this weekend, and we had a lovely time yesterday out at Cross Keys Vineyard.  My boss and I toured the vineyard a couple of weeks ago, thinking about holding future events there (business dinners, conferences, … Continue reading

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Brazil and Spring

Dan came over this afternoon to try and re-create the Brazilian Chicken Coconut Soup from Earth & Tea Cafe in downtown Harrisonburg.  He brought the ingredients, and together we worked out a version that came pretty darn close. (He’s expertly … Continue reading

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