Month: September 2014

Fermented Crock Pickles

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I have been on the hunt for a really good pickle recipe, and it’s been a real challenge because there are SO many recipes and techniques.  I have used a basic pickle recipe for canning, pre-mixed pickle solutions for canning,…

Century Ride (Week 3 & 4)

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Another day, another ride!  Weeks 3 & 4 of my century ride training were just as fun as they were challenging.  My long ride for week 3 was 25 miles, so Bob and I rode north on the Hart-Montague trail…

2014 Honey Harvest!

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It’s that time of year — honey time!  Our bee hives have done well this year.  You may remember that we lost our bees over the winter and bought new, established hives in the spring.  I would definitely go that…

Century Ride (Week 1 & 2)

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Half of my family are runners (hubby and two of my kids).  They are naturally good at it and make it look easy, and I admit I’ve been a little jealous of their enthusiasm for running.  I used to be…