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Nutritious culinary and healing recipes collected from the North American garden, orchard, forest, river and ocean

Archive for the tag “gelatin”

Gelatin Jigglers

There really is nothing like food gloriously suspended in gelatin animation. Grandiose jello mixtures seemed to be quite popular with my grandparents’ generation. To be honest, I was never a fan of these preparations to say the least. I have always liked contrasting flavors but not so much with the random ingredients peering at me from the inside of their jello world. Real gelatin however is such a great ingredient to include in the diet and we do often in our house. Read more…


My Wife’s Strawberry Jam

jam1This blog post is by my wife, Rhiannon, who makes the best fresh strawberry jam that has been honed over the course of multiple batches.

I get so excited when strawberry season begins because I love taking my kids out to the farm to pick berries and making jam. Read more…

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