Monthly Archives: February 2013

Choosing Your Chicken Breed

It may not feel like it, but spring is just around the corner. Whether hatching from eggs, starting with day-old chicks or buying juveniles, this is the ideal time of year to start a new brood or look into adding … Continue reading

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Got a Cold? Try These Healthful Gummy Treats

There is no medication lurking inside, but these chewy treats are chock full of stuff that will help keep sickness at bay. Pomegranate juice is high in vitamins A, C and zinc (all good cold fighters) and plenty of antioxidants … Continue reading

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Carrot Cake Is a Classic

At first glance, carrots may seem like an odd choice for dessert, but a closer look at this particular rabbit food explains why its origins as a dessert ingredient date back as far as the Middle Ages and why this … Continue reading

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Eat Your Broccoli Soup Two Ways

Broccoli soup is a favorite around here. Throw in some velvety cheese and bring it all to silky perfection with a good shot of heavy cream and it’s nearly perfect. There are those times, though, when regret just might creep … Continue reading

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Garden to Grill: Grilled Asparagus

This stalky favorite is packed with nutrients and fairly easy for the home gardener to cultivate. And because asparagus is a perennial plant, once a bed is established and maintained, the home grower can expect this popular vegetable to become … Continue reading

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Banish the Blues: How to Make Blueberry Pie

Blueberries as big as the end of your thumb, Real sky-blue, and heavy, and ready to drum In the cavernous pail of the first one to come! And all ripe together, not some of them green And some of them … Continue reading

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Homemade Strawberry Jam

While most commercial strawberries are grown in California or Florida, home grown strawberries and “U-Pick-Em” fields can be found throughout the United States, although the harvest seasons can be limited. Here in North Carolina, as in many areas, the reddening … Continue reading

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