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Herbs for Thanksgiving

Herbs for Thanksgiving

The robust, perennial, woody-stemmed herbs are what I use most during fall and winter. They lend themselves to the seasonal foods. Read all about what herbs will complement our Thanksgiving feast; I know we will receive compliments for these traditional family favorites.

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Bake Bread with Homegrown Grains

Bake Bread with Homegrown Grains

With a little planning and a lot of gumption, vegetable gardeners could be breaking bread next Thanksgiving with the flour they grew from wheat seeds. A garden of grains is easy to plant right alongside the vegetable bed. Here’s how to get started.

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Seasonal Dish: Indian Pudding

Seasonal Dish: Indian Pudding

Recently, at the Herb Harvest Fall Festival at the Ozark Folk Center State Park, we celebrated the northern United States. I decided to demonstrate how to make Indian Pudding since it is a popular dish in New England. Little did I know that there is a National Indian Pudding Day on November 13! So I figured I'd share my recipe here so you can gear up for this national celebration and it also is a lovely dish to share on Thanksgiving.

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October 31: All Hallows Eve, Samhain and Day of the Dead

October 31: All Hallows Eve, Samhain and Day of the Dead

Today is a day of multiple celebrations: All Hallows Eve, Samhain and Day of the Dead (and Mercury has gone into retrograde for the final time this year—until November 20).

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Autumnal Contentment

Autumnal Contentment

It's that time of year--fall-colored leaves are brilliant on the trees as well as covering the earth, the garden is winding down--days and nights are getting cooler. We are supposed to be relaxing a bit and turning inward, however it is challenging because we have so many projects and all of the garden bounty to do something with! Here's what's going on in my garden and kitchen...

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Elderberry and Fire Cider Elixir

Elderberry and Fire Cider Elixir

After I posted the recent blog on fire cider, I received a request for this recipe--so here it is. Hopefully, you froze some elderberries when they were in season, if not, dried berries work well in this recipe. As soon as it frosts in your area, it is a good time to dig your horseradish and then you can make this healthy elixir.

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Fire Cider!

Fire Cider!

This book, Fire Cider!, is hot off the presses, published by Storey Books. There are 101 zesty recipes for health-boosting remedies made with apple cider vinegar by Rosemary Gladstar and friends.

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