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Pop-up Green House: Kick it up a Notch with Winter Farming

Joe and I purchased a portable greenhouse kit right  before New Year’s Eve.   We also purchased several bags of top soil and river rock to condition the site where we planned to install the greenhouse. The greenhouse consists of two … Continue reading

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So What the Heck is a Parsnip?

Last night I prepared Roasted Carrot and Parsnip Soup using a recipe I found on Real Simple.  I roasted a pound of carrots, a pound of parsnips, a sweet onion, and three garlic cloves at 400 degrees for about 45 … Continue reading

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Sorry, Onions

Several years ago a friend gave me a simple recipe for making homemade vegetable broth.   She said to saute’ garlic, celery, carrots, and onions in olive oil until the vegetables were soft and the onions had caramelized.   Add any spices … Continue reading

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