Category Archives: food

Spring Recipes

Lactofermented dilly beans Harvard beets– we have a bunch of frozen, organic beets in the freezer, and I am the only one who loves beets as they are.  However, years ago I used to make harvard beets once in a while, and my husband liked them that way, so I think we’ll try it again. […]

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Raw Milk

For a time when I was a child we drank raw milk- my mother found a local source, and I seem to recall the milk was delivered to the house in large gallon sized jugs with waxed paper held down around the top with a rubber band, and the lid screwed on over that. The […]

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Raw Milk and Refrigerated Eggs

Sometimes you scratch a self described conservative and just find another statist- as in This article on raw milk from Hot Air, which is essentially worthless, from an actual Constitutional or libertarian point of view. It’s kind of worthless from a real life point of view, too.  Most stats and scary stories about pathogens in milk […]

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Lunch: Philly Stuffed Peppers

The FYG made these for lunch today. She fossicked around Pinterest and other places and then made adaptations based on the ingredients we had on hand. This is the girl that just three or four years ago I thought was never going to learn to cook! Basically, you just take the general ingredients for a […]

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A Junk Food History in Two Magazine Excerpts

1. From Dr. Wiley’s Question Box This is from a column written by a doctor in a 1922 Good Housekeeping: “A Long While Since We Have Mentioned It:” Question: “what is the real harm in drinking coca cola? If a person drank three to four bottles per day for three or four years what would […]

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