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Farmer’s Market Gals

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The Demo

Last Saturday, I gave a jam-making demostration at the Issaquah Farmers Market. Here are a couple of photos —

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Serindipity, or wait and you’ll get what you want.

So last Friday I was using my lunch hour to make calls trying to find pie or sour cherries. Washington grows great cherries — large luscious, sweet Bings, Chelans, Rainiers — but they aren’t the same as a sour pie … Continue reading

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The Auld Country

I don’t get much comment action on my blog, but I got one this morning and it was fun. Brigette, whom I’ve never met, posted from her blog in the Arigna Valley, not far from Sligo. Years ago, Megan the … Continue reading

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Summer begins

This Saturday starts the official Farmers Market season as it’s the first day of the first seasonal market in the area — the Issaquah Market. I’ll be there, along with my friends from Grand Central Bakery, Tiny’s Organic, First Fruit … Continue reading

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Pray for Berries

When I was younger, and more of skier, I used to see bumper stickers with “pray for snow’ and even younger I did a lot of sailing and I’d pray for wind. At this time of year in Seattle I … Continue reading

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Peach Chutney

This weekend’s weather forecast is fall-like – 70s with a chance of rain on Sunday. Good weather for a trip to the Farmer’s Market. I found the last of the golden raspberries last week at Youngquist’s booth and bought them … Continue reading

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Sangria Jelly?

Sangria is a red wine jelly with citrus and its tasting great Continue reading

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Apricots, Shmapricots!

apricot jam, apricot jam with orange (somewhat like marmalade), apricot jam with almonds, and Apricot jam with vanilla beans. Continue reading

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May All Berries Be Happy!

“May all berries be happy.” Continue reading

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