Category Archives: Cooking

More Blackberry Jam

While Ginger Boy was enjoying his first day of Pre-K, Ginger Baby and myself went blackberry picking.  With the help of my friend, we picked 8 pounds in about an hour. After running all the berries through my Kitchen Aid … Continue reading

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Making Vanilla Extract

Today I went to the Olympia Food Co-op to pick up some Ecos laundry detergent and I remembered that I wanted to get some vanilla beans to make some extract. It’s a pretty simple process of letting split vanilla beans soak … Continue reading

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Fat Tuesday

I hope everyone who is celebrating Mardi Gras is having a lovely day! Being in Washington, we just did a little celebrating at home by making some beignets and donning our purple, green, and gold! Here is Little Bit enjoying … Continue reading

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Giving Bagels A Go

In an effort to try more things this year, I tried making bagels for the first time yesterday.  I used the recipe from The Food Allergy Mama’s Baking Book.  They were so easy to make I can’t believe I’ve never … Continue reading

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Wordless Wednesday – Fall Canning

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