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Lemon Curd

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custards & pudding / desserts & sweets / fruit / In the Kitchen / Uncategorized
lemon-curd

I have been waxing lyrical about lemon curd for days. Finally, the desire had become so overwhelming, I took matters into my own hand. It was time. My counter top had become over-run with duck eggs, a basket of lemons was prepping for it siren song to the fruit fly migration, and I can only stand the thoughts in my head for so long. The hue of this curd is overwhelmingly beautiful and true. It […]

Apple Harvest

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breakfast / fruit / In the Garden / In the Kitchen / winter
apple-harvest

Mike planted 20 plus varieties of apples in our orchard. We have pie apples, sauce apples, snack apples, brandy apples and cider apples. To further the cause, our neighbor also grows a variety in her orchard. We are not starved for apples from late spring to early winter. Today, in the dense of early morning midst and chill, I picked the trees clean. Bushels and bushels of apples. A workout and a treat! These apples […]

Quince Fruit Leather

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desserts & sweets / fruit / In the Garden / In the Kitchen / winter
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As a kid, I brought a sack lunch to school every day…as did most of my classmates. What I would never find packed in my lunch were modern day snack foods. I was always trying to trade up for fruit roll-ups. Oh how I loved them. The whole thing…the sound the leather made while being ripped off its backing. Eating it piece by piece…or better yet…making a dense chewy mini roll-up which would burst with […]