Tag Archives: home-made

Wine Making Family-Style

We were fortunate enough to move to a farm with five well-established grape vines.  And, of course, we have planted a considerable amount of our own in the past five years.  But the grapes that afford us the best wine … Continue reading

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Honey and the Honeybee – part 1

With the American honey bee becoming more endangered, its decline threatening crop production and food shortages, we thought it was good practice to include honeybees on the farm. (Not to mention the promise and  sweet temptation of their product: Honey.) … Continue reading

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Saucing Garden Tomatoes

Tomatoes: Fruit or Vegetable?  I’ve heard it called both.  Either way, I love them fresh from the vine, dried with spices in oil, sauced,  or pasted.  Nothing tastes like summer more than a sun-ripened tomato.  So needless to say, tomatoes … Continue reading

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