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Dill Pickles

Do you have an over abundance of cucumbers like we do every year? Have you seen how cheap they are to buy right now? Why not make some homemade Dill Pickle Spears? If you don’t want to can them, you can store them in the refrigerator for up to two weeks although they taste the best if you wait a […]

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Tater Tot Taco Salad

Tater Tot Taco Salad has everything a regular Taco Salad has only with Tater Tots added. Who would have ever thought potato in a Taco Salad would taste this good! I topped mine off with taco sauce. Cook the tater tots according to the package directions. In a large skillet over medium heat, cook the ground beef and onion until […]

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Did You Know-Bananas

Did you ever buy bananas at the store and wonder why the stem end was wrapped in plastic wrap, like my picture above? The plastic wrap helps contain the ethylene gas, which bananas produce naturally whilethey ripen. Wrapping the stem end will help to slow down the ripening process. Foil can also be used to wrap the end tightly to […]

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Did You Know-Grapes

Did you know that you shouldn’t wash your grapes until shortly before you eat them? They should never be sealed in a bag or container with a lid. Grapes need circulation so go ahead and leave them in the store bag or container that they came in. If you bring them home and leave them on the counter they will […]

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It’s Time To Dry The Herbs

Dehydrating my home grown herbs is such a rewarding process for me, especially in the winter when I use them and know that we grew them. The picture above is our parsley, which went crazy this year. After picking the parsley, I rinse them thoroughly in a colander and let them drain well, until almost dry. I usually pat them […]

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