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… ...
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. … ...
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… ...
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,… ...

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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