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How to make mulberry syrup

The mulberry, though actually a collective fruit rather than a proper berry, is a nutritious little thing that grows wild in many places. They grow on relatively small trees and remind me somewhat of blackberries though not quite so delicious. They’re fragile, don’t store well, are sort of a pain to collect when they’re growing at the top of a…

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Red clover jelly: recipes and reviews

We have a field of red clover, otherwise known as a pasture, on our property. I’m sure the bees will love it when they get here. The goats as well. Everyone seems to love clover and if you’ve ever sucked on those little purple flowers on the flower head, you know why. If not, well, I’m afraid you may not…

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recipe for black locust blossom fritters
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Recipe for Black Locust Blossom Fritters

OK, so they aren’t ours, per se. But I was quite excited to see honeybees working over our black locust blossoms. We just ordered two top bar hives, and are looking forward to our first bees! The bees aren’t the only ones who like black locust, however. I caught my five year old munching on buds and told her to…

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Make your own teething biscuits

If there is one thing my baby loves, it is teething biscuits.  Quick and easy, they seem to be the perfect snack for our little baby on the go, except one thing:  they are expensive!  None of my other children ever had any for that reason alone, but Little Mudpuppy has the advantage of being ten months old while we…

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