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Honey-Infused Beverage Recipes

As beekeepers and honey lovers, my family and I are always looking for ways to use honey in our kitchen. We bake with it, cook with it, and eat it by the spoonful. Lately, we’ve also discovered a whole menu of beverages that can be made with honey, and we’re loving the results. Using ...

Making the Most of Mulberries

  Audio version available Our daughter, Sarah, recently texted us: “Took a new walk. Found purple splotches all over road. U know what that means.” Indeed, we did … mulberries! Sarah and her family live across the hollow from us, on our 38 acres in Botetourt County, Virginia. We’ve ...

Mulberry Muffins Recipe

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Mulberry Clafoutis Recipe

A clafoutis is a French dessert. The finished product has a layer of breading, a custard-like tier, and fruit that has risen to the top. Clafoutis also makes a nice breakfast dish. Making the Most of Mulberries Mulberry Scones Recipe Mulberry Pie Recipe Mulberry Smoothie Recipe ...


Seek Chanterelles in Summertime

For me, a recent summertime excursion to find chanterelles soon became a revelation. Every spring, I search for yellow and black morels and relish consuming them in a variety of dishes. But the members of the New River Valley Mushroom Club, my hosts for that June day, began our outing by ...

Cultivate a Slow Food State of Mind with These Kitchen Practices

Photo by Sarah Joplin Cooking is not only a skill set but also a mindset. Slow food is actually a way of life. I used to be a workaholic with a mild eating disorder. Now I’m a cook-aholic comfortable in a country kitchen with a stocked pantry and meal planning a common train of thought. In ...

Balance Your Blood Sugar

Chicken and Bean TostadasOven Fried ChickenOld-Fashioned Pork SpareribsDiabetic Sugarless Apple PiePasta GardenaButterscotch Pumpkin PieDiabetic Eggplant SaladScrumptious Chocolate Coconut SquaresMeatloafDiabetes affects more than 81 million of us in the United States, whether we know it or ...

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