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Judy Lavoie
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A fine artist, nature lover, gourmet healthy cook, organic gardener, banjo and beginner fiddle player
A fine artist, nature lover, gourmet healthy cook, organic gardener, banjo and beginner fiddle player

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How to Eat Daylilies
One of my greatest late winter pleasures is scouting my gardens for signs of new growth. I'm not a fan of cold weather, so I usually begin looking far too early. But by February my searching is rewarded. One of the first perennial flower beds to show signs ...
How to Eat Daylilies
How to Eat Daylilies
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Sweet Potato Fries
It's sweet potato time, and I'll be digging some from my own garden soon. I still have some of last year's harvest stored in the basement (my sweet potato storage tips are below), so I've been cooking them a lot lately. Here's the best method I've found to ...
Sweet Potato Fries
Sweet Potato Fries
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Golden Milk Two Ways
A lot of people I know take turmeric root, a traditional culinary spice, in a capsule as a supplement. The medicinal properties of turmeric's component called curcumin (or curcuminoids) are well documented. Tumeric is anti-inflammatory, antioxidant, pain re...
Golden Milk Two Ways
Golden Milk Two Ways
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Lemon Curd - New and Improved!
Don't be turned off by the word "curd" - it doesn't sound too appealing, particularly for a concoction as heavenly as this. Curd is a traditional British spread, most often made from lemons but sometimes from other citrus fruit. It is thick, soft and creamy...
Lemon Curd - New and Improved!
Lemon Curd - New and Improved!
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How to Prep Blueberry Bushes
Blueberries are one of my favorite fruits to grow and eat, as I revealed in a previous post "Top 10 Reasons to Grow Blueberries." Here in SE Tennessee, I start preparing for my summer blueberry crop months earlier, usually in February. It is best to do the ...
How to Prep Blueberry Bushes
How to Prep Blueberry Bushes
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My Favorite Winter Greens
  I don't remember ever eating collards before I tried growing my own. Now I love them and they are a staple in my winter garden. The leafy plants grow continuously in cool weather and provide delicious fresh greens even in our coldest months. Winter is fai...
My Favorite Winter Greens
My Favorite Winter Greens
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Not Your Mother's Rum Balls!
My mother was renowned for her homemade sweets. One of her most popular holiday confections was Bourbon Balls, made with crushed vanilla wafer cookies, corn syrup, confectioner's sugar, and a lot of other ingredients which are not in my kitchen! In her memo...
Not Your Mother's Rum Balls!
Not Your Mother's Rum Balls!
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Fruit Flies Be Gone!
This is probably the most practical recipe I've posted on this blog... a solution which will help attract and eliminate fruit flies in the house. They always become a problem for me at this time of year, likely from the fresh tomatoes on the windowsill, the...
Fruit Flies Be Gone!
Fruit Flies Be Gone!
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The Best Springtime Ever
Wild blackberries are abundant this year, and I ate these two plump sweet ripe berries just after taking this photo! This is one of several elderberries in my edible front yard, full of flower clusters Lemon scented Yellow Trillium grow by the hundreds in m...
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Strawberry Spice Cakes
This is my variation on strawberry shortcakes, bursting with flavor. Instead of plain biscuit-type "cakes," I make mine as spiced muffins. Freshly picked ripe strawberries are naturally sweet, and are wonderfully accented with these ingredients. You can als...
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