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August 11, 2014

3 bean salad 3 ways

Post by tricycle acres

My sweetie loves that deli counter style of 3 bean salad, and I am keen to see him grabbing healthy homemade easy lunch options, so this year I planted a bunch of green beans with the intent of making him some canned bean salad. Swamped with beans these past weeks I have busted out 3 […]

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July 2, 2014

quick fridge pickled radish

Post by tricycle acres

Oh this is the most exciting time of year in the garden, finally flush abundance in every corner! The strawberry are bursting, the first snow peas were picked today, radishes are erupting from the earth, and the carrots are screaming to be thinned! The odd blueberry is ripe enough to sneak a taste of, and […]

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December 3, 2013

holiday baking ideas…

Post by tricycle acres

I know some of you are chomping at the bit to get some holiday baking done, and that is why I have highlighted some of my all time favorite recipes for sweet holiday cheer. I’ll have plenty of new recipes to share starting next week. Some of these are vegan, some gluten free, some so […]

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November 3, 2013

green tomato ketchup

Post by tricycle acres

This time of year is sleepy and chilly in the garden and there are only a few bits and bobs still needing attention… namely the green tomatoes (and some more sauerkraut). I already put up my favorite green tomato “verde salsa” en mass, and the whole monitoring of endless green tomatoes is a little to […]

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October 19, 2013

sweet potato skillet pie

Post by tricycle acres

This recipe is the origin of so many amazing adventures in my life. I recall always disliking Thanksgiving dinner as a child… I didn’t eat meat, I hate stuffing, dry potatoes arg, overcooked brussel sprouts… all bad things. One year my aunt brought to dinner something that changed my life forever… a baked mashed sweet […]

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October 18, 2013

lactose fermented hot sauce

Post by tricycle acres

Oh this might be even better than the┬álactose fermented pickles my family LOVES. I have been longing & trying to make this hot sauce for two years. Making this both a long time coming, and so worth the wait. This stuff is fabulous. I am getting sucked into the world of fermenting, it’s slippery slope […]

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October 5, 2013

pickle palooza

Post by tricycle acres

Our valleys 2nd annual Canning & Preserving Festival is finally here! Tomorrow Sunday October 6th 10-2 @ Vallican Whole, Slocan BC. There will be canning contests for best preserves in 4 categories, a lively jar swap, experts demoing a number of preserving techniques, local farmers and producers selling their bounty. There will be food for […]

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