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[June] Strawberries

Jun 5th, 2014 | By
[June] Strawberries

VARIETIES The Northeast (zones 3-7 in a seed catalog) plays host to an incredible variety of strawberries. The most well-known varieties fall into larger categories called June Bearers, Ever Bearers, and Day-Neutral. Popular June Bearers like “All Star” and ”Red Chief” are likely to show up later in June, with other, hardier varieties showing up
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[May] Black Flies

May 6th, 2014 | By
[May] Black Flies

From the archives… Our friend Kate Krukowski Gooding, hunter, gatherer, chef and author of the wonderful Black Fly Stew: Wild Maine Recipes is known for her ability to make just about anything delicious. In fact, as she says in the preface to Black Fly Stew she says: I don’t use real black flies in my
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[April] Eggs

Apr 3rd, 2014 | By
[April] Eggs

The Egg and You Traditional rites of spring have long revolved around the egg. There is even an old Latin proverb, “Omne vivum ex ovo” which means “All life comes from an egg.” The Romans weren’t alone in celebrating the egg. Eggs have long been held as an emblem of new life, and as time
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Ancient Grains Bread

Aug 19th, 2011 | By
Ancient Grains Bread

The following recipe is from the King Arthur Flour website and was mentioned in the Ask the Editors section of our Fall 2011 issue. Ancient Grains Bread The addition of orange juice to the dough enhances the earthy flavor of our new Ancient Grains Blend. INGREDIENTS 2 1/2 teaspoons instant yeast 3/4 to 1 cup
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Farm Stay Recipes

Aug 19th, 2011 | By

See the article New England Farm Stay Vacations from the Fall 2011 issue to read more about these and other featured farms and get more great recipes. Cabot Cheddar Scones From Liberty Hill Farm in Rochester, Vermont. Liberty Hill, like many Vermont dairies, sells their milk to the Cabot Creamery Cooperative where it is made
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Canning Recipes

Aug 18th, 2011 | By
Canning Recipes

See the article Saving the Summer: Preserving the Harvest in the Fall 2011 issue for more great recipes. Strawberry Balsamic Poached Pears During the fall and winter I probably prepare poached pears more often than any other dessert. They are really easy—foolproof, actually. The only thing you can do wrong is overcook the pears so
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