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Fresh Frozen Strawberry Jam

July 4, 2017

There is nothing better than to open your freezer in the middle of winter and pull out a jar of fresh frozen strawberry jam. It’s like a jar of sunshine especially if you picked the strawberries from your own garden. Freezer jam has always been a tradition in our family and I can’t remember having […]

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Moist And Delicious Chocolate Mayonnaise Cake

June 19, 2017

As it was Father’s Day I thought I would bake a cake for that special someone. I rummaged around in my recipe box looking for the ideal delight. In case you’re wondering what a recipe box is, that’s the old-school method where you actually wrote recipes on an index card and put them into a […]

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My Favourite Sandwiches Are Called Jeanmakes

June 14, 2017

Have you ever had the unshakable feeling that you are right and the rest of the world is wrong? All my life until I was in my teens when mom asked us what kind of sandwich we wanted, often it would be jeanmakes. Any of my friend that grew up around us knew what jeanmakes sandwiches […]

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Rhubarb – From Garden To Rhubarb Crisp

May 3, 2017

Going out to the garden, I noticed that my rhubarb was getting out of control so I decided to make up some rhubarb crisp. It’s always nice to see things growing in the garden and the rhubarb is definitely one of the first things that come up in the spring. The leaves were bright green […]

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When You Are Allergic To Onions, Make Onion Soup

April 26, 2017

Being allergic to onions is a love hate relationship. Onions are wonderful. I grow them, harvest them, store them for the winter and what is left over in the spring I dehydrate them. But I do this at a cost. When I say a cost it’s because of how they affect my body and cause […]