Granite Countertop Cleaner

Granite Countertop Cleaner

If you don't learn from the pros, who can you learn from?  My countertop installer gave me this "recipe" for granite counterto… ...
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Growing Ginger Root

Growing Ginger Root

I often wondered if it was possible to grow the Ginger root/Zingiber officinale I saw at our grocery store - so I decided to try. … ...
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Sheet Mulching

Sheet Mulching

Have you heard of sheet composting? There it is in the picture. It doesn't look like much you say?? Well . . . it won't look lik… ...
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Fries, Glorious Fries

Fries, Glorious Fries

There are almost as many names for this side dish as their are variations to the recipe.  I have heard them called Garbage Fries,… ...
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Hummus - With Linda's Help!

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I first tasted  good Hummus on a trip to The Treehouse with Linda, Dottie, Annie, and Lisa. Linda whipped up a batch for . . .

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Testing Stored Seed for Viability

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Last January I wrote a post about testing your stored seeds for viability. I used paper towels and lots of plastic baggies. This year . . .

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Apple Pan Walnut Cake

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Apple Pan Walnut Cake This cake has been in my recipe file box since the 1970’s. I was a Home Economics major in college . . .

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Garden Daybook 1/17/14

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  Do you ask yourself “What am I supposed to eat?” while you push a cart around the grocery store and realize how far . . .

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Garden Daybook 1/9/14

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The cold, short days,  the silent nights, the snow, the frozen ground, the lack of exercise,  and most of all, the total lack . . .

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Garden Daybook 1/3/14

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IT”S SNOWING and it’s blowing! Winter has taken  northern Ohio by storm.  The garden has taken a deep breath, exhaled, and snuggled down . . .

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Greg's Caramel Popcorn

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Greg has been making this buttery, crunchy, peanutty, caramel corn recipe for so long that a holiday without it is unacceptable.  I believe that . . .

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Butterscotch/Butter Cookies

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I cannot remember when I first made these cookies or where I  first found the recipe but they have been a part of our . . .

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