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Entries Tagged as 'fruits'

Apples, pears join quinces for fall preserves

October 28th, 2008 · 4 Comments · Food preparation, local food, recipes

Remember the ornamental quinces? Well, they’re all cooked up and ready to eat, with a little help from apples (local), pears (local and free) and sugar. I got some ideas from Joy of Cooking and adopted the name of one recipe there to produce these sweet-tart and pretty preserves. Or maybe it’s jam. Or conserve. […]

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Roundup: Wheat, corn, freegans

June 3rd, 2008 · Comments Off on Roundup: Wheat, corn, freegans · Food in the news, local food, Roundup

Got a lot of news items this week, and a lot of them are grainy. Kansas miller stands out. The Stafford County Flour Mills produces a premium (local) product. (Pratt Tribune) Local freegans. They’ve been spotted in Lawrence, according to the KC Star. Biosafety Research. K-State’s got it. (High Plains Journal) Peas, please. WIC finally […]

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Odd spring weather makes me berry sad in summer

July 27th, 2007 · 7 Comments · Food selection, local food

Warm, then cold, then wet spring weather destroyed most of the fruits here in eastern Kansas, as well as across Missouri, into Kentucky and parts beyond. Now, we have no raspberries, and I miss them. I’m already missing the apples I should be getting in the fall.

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