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pork and black bean chili…

We took the kids camping last week. It was mostly ridiculously fun, but it was … Read more...

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[g-rant] herb simple syrups:…

So how do you take a SaraByTheSeason post on delicious do-it-yourself simple … Read more...

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the environmental crisis rises closer to home. Every time we draw a breath, … Read more...

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herbal simple syrups…

Several weeks ago, our basil and sage plants were going nuts. I had already made … Read more...

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freezing summer…

I'm in big time preservation mode these days at home: I've canned nearly 100 … Read more...

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Wendell on war in one of my favorite novels (of his or otherwise), Hannah … Read more...

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vanilla roasted carrots…

Our CSA share has had lots of tasty carrots here lately. I tried to grow some at … Read more...

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costco shopping list for real…

See part one for our top ten buys at Costco. I'm focusing on meat and seafood … Read more...

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wendell for wednesday…

Preach, Wendell, preach! “People of religious faith know that the world … Read more...

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guide to buying happy meat and…

I'm working on my second post in the Costco series, but I realized as I was … Read more...

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Greek hummus dip…

Dips are my downfall. I can mostly avoid sweets and typical junk food, but put a … Read more...