Month: July 2015

Summer Bounty, Part 2: Watermelon Pickle Leathers

My CSA box included a football sized watermelon last week, so I decided to try making some Watermelon Pickles. I followed the recipe and technique here: http://www.smallfootprintfamily.com/watermelon-rind-pickles. I adjusted the seasonings to suit me, using a piece of fresh ginger slice in addition to cinnamon and nutmeg, and I was out of allspice berries. If …

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Summer Bounty, Part 1: Ratatouille

These warm summer months give us the most colorful produce of the year, and if you have a garden, they come in great abundance, and all at once. I’ve been subscribing to a CSA  this summer (that’s “Consumer Supported Agriculture” – basically a subscription service to a local farm with weekly boxes of whatever is …

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