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Dill Pickles can be made from those big orange cucumbers too


Back in 2014 I posted a column about making sweet pickles from big overripe cucumbers. I included a recipe my mother used and still makes for her church. She’s now almost 88.  The recipe was called Ruth’s pickles and I … Continue reading

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Canning can be a rewarding hobby


When I was young, home-canned fruits and vegetables were a mainstay of our diets. I especially loved the jams and jellies, particularly wild strawberry. There was never a problem finding canning supplies in stores. The home-canning supplies seemed to dwindle … Continue reading

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