Monthly Archives: June 2011

Planting Asparagus

Two summers ago a started eating asparagus, this year I decided to plant some.  I ordered 16 crowns from and planted them according to the instructions (more or less).  I don’t know anything about growing asparagus or even if … Continue reading

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Master Food Preserver

Many of you have heard of the Master Gardner program offered through the state extension services.  I have recently discovered that there also used to be a Master Food Preserver certification course.  I checked with the extension service in my … Continue reading

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Making Fruit Liqueur

What to do when you have some extra fruit or berries?  Try making your own fruit liqueur.  The general procedure is: Combine 1 lb fruit or berries, 750 ml vodka and 1 cup sugar. Shake gently every day for 2-4 … Continue reading

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