Harvest Post #2

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First of all, it is time to report on the fermented dilly beans that I shared about in my last harvest post. I have been watching them for almost 2 weeks (the amount of time most recipes recommend), and wondering if the color changes, cloudy liquid, etc. were what I should expect. I finally got […]

Harvest Post #1

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Tis the season–harvest time! Not a week goes by at this time of the year without one or more major reapings. This week, among lots of other vegetables we are harvesting for meals, we brought in the garlic (now hanging in the woodshed to dry), the last of the peas, the first of the Yellow […]

The Great Undertaking

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144 apples, 48 crusts, numerous cups of flour and endless hours of rolling, slicing, peeling, and crimping and the result: 24 homemade apple pies. (and a nice big pie for Papa and a crisp for the non-gluten eaters) It wasn’t an easy task signing up to make 24 apple pies for the annual Walter Hunt […]