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Storing the Harvest

Row after row of jewel toned fruits and vegetables line the canning room shelves.   Bags of halved peppers, green beans, peas, and corn fill the freezer along with foraged berries from the wild part of our land.  Dried tomatoes, herbs, and shelled beans fill colorful jars on the kitchen counters.  Our sour cherries are frozen, canned, and dried ...

Sheryl Campbell | Oct 2, 2020


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Making Pure Vanilla Extract

When I was growing up in the 70’s, there was one ubiquitous baking ingredient that was always in our kitchen cabinet - vanilla extract. I didn’t think that much about this solitary ingredient, a teaspoon or two of which was added to practically every dessert.Once I was out on my own, I delved into the world of cooking with enthusiasm. This was also around the ...

Margaret Mishra | Nov 12, 2020

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