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Pickle grab-bag (vinegar preserved)

This week was a good one. I got GREAT news from my doctor, scan showed no spread of cancer and my blood  test was also quite good! Exactly what I wanted to hear before my birthday (Saturday).  I celebrated my birthday with a trip to kingsland farmers market where I picked up a large supply … Continue reading »

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Happy Halloween! (Roast and beans)

This week was more of the same. Still on a special diet, still waiting for test results. Doesn’t mean I didn’t  have fun though! Since Halloween is coming up,  I found and carved myself a cute little pumpkin. Normally I’d want to do something scary, but I was just not in the mood so I … Continue reading »

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Chokecherry Jam

Hello Everybody! If you live in Calgary or the northern prairies, you’ve probably seen a chokecherry before. You may not realize it, they are all over the city here and so few people avail themselves of the berries or are aware that they are even edible! The purple leaves and large amount of small black … Continue reading »

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Rhubarb Freezer Jammin’

Summer usually means fresh plants in the garden, and this week I took full advantage of it. While visiting some friends I noticed this baby hanging out in the back yard, beckoning me to come harvest its goodness. This photo was taken after I had harvested as many red stalks as I could carry. We … Continue reading »

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