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  • Mostly raspberry (with a little blackberry) jam

    Mostly raspberry (with a little blackberry) jam

    I made 4 batches of jam this year. This is the first time I have made jam by myself – I used to help my mom make it when I was younger. It turned out to be easier than I thought, which is probably why I ended up making it so many times. The first […]

  • Agua de limón (Limeade)

    Agua de limón (Limeade)

    Have you ever been to Mexico? Have you tried any of the “aguas” there? They are drinks flavoured with fresh ingredients such as limes, strawberries, hibiscus flowers and so on. A few days ago I realized I wasn’t going to get through the 5 pound bag of limes that I bought on sale, so decided […]

  • Roasted tomato soup

    Roasted tomato soup

    I love growing tomatoes in the summer. This year I opted to not cage them, partly out of cheapness (not wanting to buy new cages), and partly out of curiosity to see what would happen if they sprawled all over the deck. Well, they did sprawl and they took up more room than they would […]

  • Lemon pepper potato and carrot fries

    Lemon pepper potato and carrot fries

    I bought a big bag of potatoes and have been combining with different root vegetables to make french fries. The other day I needed to make a quick snack for some visiting family and started cutting up some french fry potatoes and carrots. I had a few lemons on the counter and decided to try […]