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Stuffed Spaghetti Squash

One large spaghetti squash one pound mozzarella sixteen ounces ricotta cheese four ounces butter garlic cloves to taste one pound boneless skinless chicken four ounces Italian dressing basil cubes to taste Heat the oven to four hundred degrees Split the … Continue reading

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My Best Tomatoes

This year the best looking tomatoes I have are growing in the rock pile where I threw the left overs that didn’t make it last year before the frost set in. I think this one is a Black Krim. 

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I harvested garlic and dill this week. With a short trip to Argersinger Rd to visit an Amish farm we scored a box of pickling cucumbers for ten bucks. Garlic from Lincoln Rd and Dill from right outside in the … Continue reading

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Soil Survey

Interesting site for soil surveys at the USDA. Click on the link below to see more of the report. 20140724_10592910375_8_Soil_Report

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Mushrooms in the woods

Can anyone identify these for me and tell me what they are? I think they might be chicken of the woods but they are growing on a downed log that might be hickory or some hemlock. A quick glance through … Continue reading

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Rigorous Ten Point Quality Control

I’m making some spaghetti sauce with the last of the tomatoes from the garden. For quality control I’m following a rigorous inspection process. I inspect the tomato and then I check my cider, then tomatoes and a bite from a … Continue reading

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Kirsten’s Pickles

I love these refrigerator pickles, Kirsten made them with Dill and Garlic. We also have some that she canned.

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