Monthly Archives: July 2013

Anniversary Dinner

I took a break from canning and freezing and pickling so I could cook us a real dinner for a change. No grilled cheese tonight! We started with some grilled bread and that real-deal-straight-from-Greece olive oil I bartered from Rosalie. … Continue reading

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Old Timey Tuesday: The Love and Marriage Edition

Today is my wedding anniversary. Two years down – eternity to go! We got married in Keith and Diane’s backyard (Mike’s childhood home) and then we made a pit stop at the farm for beers and photos before heading to … Continue reading

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My name is Lizette and I have a food preservation problem.

I am an addict. A junkie. I am totally hooked on summer food preservation – jams, spreads, sauces, pickles, blanch & freeze – I do it all. And I do a lot of it. Often I crawl into bed past … Continue reading

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Wait! Make that 5 new flavors of jam!

Remember I said I would have 4 new flavors of jam at the market this Saturday? Hold up! Make that 5 new flavors. And that 5th flavor – it’s good stuff. I ran out of Maker’s Mark last week when … Continue reading

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Jams, jams, and more jams

I’ve done quit a bit of jammin’ this week and we’ll have four new flavors at the market on Saturday. First up – Tart & Tangy Triple Sec Plum. I picked up roughly 3 lbs of gorgeous golden plums from … Continue reading

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Meet our Misfit Flock

Saturday was our first day of egg sales at the Haymaker Farmers’ Market. And we sold out! We also had plenty of people ask us about our flock . What do they eat, where do they roam, where do they … Continue reading

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More berries! More bourbon!

Earlier in the week Diane called me and asked if she could pick berries somewhere to help the cause. With the heat index off the charts we agreed an early morning pick at the local berry patch would be great … Continue reading

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