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How to Dehydrate Green Beans

Date posted: July 31, 2014

How to Dehydrate Green Beans

Green, yellow and burgundy wax beans or bush beans are great candidates for dehydrating.  Once dried, they’ll store for months if not years and can be easily tossed into soups and stews or...

How to Pickle Beans for a Small Batch of Dilly Beans

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How to Pickle Beans for a Small Batch of Dilly Beans

The green, burgundy and yellow wax beans are coming in so fast and furious that it’s time to preserve them. For the most part, I like to freeze green beans. It’s easy to do and they...

How and When to Harvest Chamomile

Date posted: July 30, 2014

How and When to Harvest Chamomile

This spring, I planted a tea garden – herbs, flowers and plants I can harvest to make homemade herbal tea blends.  The lemon and lime balm and some of the mints have already been harvested....

How to Make White Sauce or Bechamel

Date posted: July 24, 2014

How to Make White Sauce or Bechamel

A basic white sauce or Bechamel as the French would say is not very exciting on its own.  It’s just a white sauce.  But add just a few simple ingredients and a basic white sauce can quickly...

Kohlrabi – What is it and what do you do with it

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Kohlrabi - What is it and what do you do with it

Kohlrabi – alien spaceship or delicious vegetable? Raw or cooked – kohlrabi is a tasty vegetable that’s part of the Brassica or cabbage family.  Not only does it look awesome, it...