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Salted Honey Pie

This is an awesome early spring dessert and uses 3/4 cup honey, you can use store bought but I highly recommend going to your local honey purveyors and finding out what sort of variety is available in your area. For example, a buckwheat honey is dark brown in color, thick in consistency and tastes similar ...

Squash with Balsamic, Honey & Feta

  This dish was an instant favorite at a Canadian Friends-giving a few years back.  James and I get TWO Thanksgivings every year, we are SO lucky! This is an easy vegetarian side to make that can be served hot or cold, brings color to the table and travels well so it is perfect for ...

Maple Brined Pork

  Brining is a great way to tenderize lean meats.  Not necessary but results in a juicier protein.  Here is an easy recipe for a brine solution, maple syrup doubles as a great glaze ingredient when your roast is close to completion.     Ingredients: Pork Loin, 2.5 lbs Water, Quart (4 cups) Salt, 1/4 ...

Chimichurri

Chimichurri Recipe

Yard Goals

We spent most of last year observing each season and what kinds of plants and wildlife were present/absent.  Now that we have a basic idea what kind of plants are already here we can plan on removing/replacing the ones that don't belong.  Time to begin plotting out details for zones we began last spring and work ...

Ivy Diary: Front

Hedera Helix.   This stuff was EVERYWHERE! We still haven't removed most of the pulled ivy vines from the property.  This plant invades woodland areas and aggressively displaces native vegetation.  The ground was completely covered in ivy and blackberry vines, even trying to smother out some excellently sized Sword Ferns we were keeping.   Most of ...

Back Yard Criteria

Shooting for SILVER level certification with the Backyard Habitat Certification Program We got the site report for our property and learned there was actually 23,222 sq. ft of plantable area. Some native plants identified during the assessment: Oso Berry, Oregon grape, Sword Ferns, Big Leaf Maple and Douglas fir. Silver Level Certification Objectives require removal of ...

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