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March 28, 2014
Finally, the chickens have returned to laying eggs on a regular basis. This is how I know spring is surely here! This week I found myself needing to use up eggs. My all time favorite way to use up eggs is to make quiche. Try serving this lighter variety quiche with a salad or a …

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January 3, 2014
We were hit hard by the first blizzard of 2014. The winds were incredible and I could barely sleep a wink worrying about the chickens, how our 10 pound dog would manage in the snow drifts, and how to contain the excitement of two young children ready to pounce in the snow at first chance. …

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October 11, 2013
A couple of nights ago,  I finally did something that I had been wanting to do for years. I attended a jam making workshop at the Green Briar Nature Center and Jam Kitchen in Sandwich, Massachusetts. For years, I had been intrigued by this kitchen’s rich history dating back to the early 1900s. As soon …

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August 29, 2013
  I was craving beach plum jam. A few days ago we went searching for wild beach plums on the shores of Cape Cod.  I had never heard of beach plums until I moved here and I was told that they are incredibly difficult to find due to the loss of their natural habitat. Beach …

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July 21, 2013
Living by the sea has wonderful opportunities for families. One of my favorite things to do is to head on down to the local inlet and go crabbing.  Sometimes we only catch a few and other times, we fill an entire bucket.  The quantity never seems to matter, the fun is always there. Somehow, someone …

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