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What Does One Do With 42 Pounds Of Zucchini?

By Heather / August 15, 2018

Talk about an excess of zucchini! What does one do with 42 pounds of it? Short of trying to give it away to everyone I know and a stranger I met on the street, I was still left with 42 lbs. My zucchinis have been prolific this year and I had planted 3 plus a patty pan […]


January And Still Harvesting From The Garden

By Heather / January 4, 2018

It’s January here and we are still harvesting from the garden on the West Coast of Canada. And everything is DELICIOUS! Imagine going out to your garden to pick vegetable for dinner in January? Now I know all of you living on the west coast are saying “big deal”, but after visiting my family on […]


Fresh Frozen Strawberry Jam

By Heather / July 7, 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 […]


My Favourite Sandwiches Are Called Jeanmakes

By Heather / 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 […]


Moist And Delicious Chocolate Mayonnaise Cake

By Heather / May 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 […]


Rhubarb – From Garden To Rhubarb Crisp

By Heather / 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 […]


When You Are Allergic To Onions, Make Onion Soup

By Heather / 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 […]