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Seafood Estofado

Le Cordon Bleu never fails to inspire. The recent newsletter highlighted a recipe based on Mexican and Hispanic influences and given that I have access to extremely fresh fish and a very accommodating fish monger. I decided to modify their … Continue reading

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Blackberries

Although tempting to harvest and eat before getting inside, I am waiting for enough to ripen off for a small batch of jam. Last year I lost the whole crop to botrytis and that is making patience an uneasy attribute … Continue reading

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Japanese Beetle Damage

Everything was fine Sunday morning, by Wednesday afternoon almost two-thirds of the leaves had been shredded: I quickly made up a small batch of Captain Jack’s Dead Bug and liberally applied it to the leaves and especially the beetles, soaking … Continue reading

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Blueberries Ready to Pick

Every good parent understand the value of connecting with their offspring and teaching them how to safely reap the rewards of their environment. The plan is to sweep up past the blackberries to check on their status then continue on … Continue reading

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