Author Archive for: ‘Stephanie’

Market Squash Large 2

Flora Friday: Squash

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Amazing Fall Foliage Large

Fall Foliage from East to West

Not long ago I returned from a trip through New England at the height of peak fall foliage. Driving from Ontario through Quebec, New York, Vermont, New Hampshire, Massachusetts, and Maine gave a dynamic variety of scenery to drink in.  The colours lit up like neon signs when hit by the sun and changed so dramatically from the golden waves of black walnut, horse …

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Stunning Fall Color Asters

Wordless Wednesday: Asters in Stunning Fall Colours

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Blackberry Spelt Scones Medium

Blackberry Spelt Scones Recipe

  Ingredients: 2 cups whole grain spelt flour (or whole wheat) 1 cups unbleached flour 1 tablespoon baking powder 1/2 cup cold butter  2 large eggs 2/3 cup half and half 2 teaspoons vanilla extract 1 cup FROZEN blackberries      (or other berries that are frozen fresh and can be separated frozen) Directions: Preheat oven to 425°F and line a baking …

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Waffles And Pears Medium

A Perfect Pearing for Breakfast

The time has finally come to open up my Vanilla Spice Pears from the summer’s canning adventures.  What a perfect “pearing” with these beautiful sourdough waffles.

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Red Cabbage Large

Red Cabbage for Dinner

Tonight after many, many months of this beautiful decorative cabbage growing in my front flower beds it was time to up root it, wash off the bloom, and dig in. Half was chopped and sauteed with red onion, olive oil and a bay leaf to accompany tonight’s pork.  Tomorrow, the other half will be thinly sliced for a cold cabbage …

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