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Jeff Abbas
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Diversified organic farmer, environmental activist, outspoken critic of the corporatacracy
Diversified organic farmer, environmental activist, outspoken critic of the corporatacracy

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The Scoop on Driftless Area Ginseng
     Wild American Ginseng (Panax quinquefolius L.) is one of the treasures of the Driftless Area Woodlands and, as such. has been hunted to near extinction in many locales hereabouts. It can still be found and I believe proliferation of this valuable speci...

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Breakfast with Beethoven. My favorite symphony (#6), my favorite tollhouse muffins (is there such a thing as too many chocolate chips in a muffin?) and coffee. Life is good. Too bad the government sucks so hard right now. I'm just lettin' the good things ov...

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Armed and Ready!
A lot of folks ask us how we are able to knead all the dough for the dozens of loaves we make weekly. Don't get me wrong. Kneading dough is a wonderful, warm and homey thing to do and we do a lot of it for small batch bakes. Our basic bread recipe - white, ...

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Honest to goodness BEST hamburger buns ever. So easy you won't believe it. Thirty-minute hamburger buns 2 tablespoons active dry yeast 1 1/8 cups warm water 1/3 cup vegetable oil 1/4 cup sugar 1 egg 1 teaspoon salt 3 -3 1/2 cups flour Directions: In a mixin...

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OK! I'm back. I really want this blog to become one of the tools in the new arsenal of intelligent steps I am taking to make our golden years more fulfilling. There is an option for singing up on the blog. It allows you to comment and post, etc.  I could su...

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Yup...you got a giant zucchini in your bag today. See last week's post for a great basic method for stuffing that puppy and having a great vegetarian meal! The jar contains a syrup I made from Queen Anne's Lace flowers and lemon juice. Try it sparingly firs...

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Stuff It!
We can almost make the claim that we have as many giant zucchini as there are recipes for "giant zucchini" on line! However, there was one that inspired me as soon as I saw it. It was a simple stuffed zucchini wherein the author used various leftovers from ...

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We included some purslane in your bags last week and I am very late in getting this posted - my apologies. You can still find lots of purslane everywhere, so here's a link to some recipes that we have enjoyed - http://chocolateandzucchini.com/ingredients-fi...

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Blueberry Lemon Bread
We picked up a couple of 14 lb boxes of blueberries last week. Froze most of them, but I did make this: It's an easy recipe and simply sublime for dessert! Blueberry Lemon Bread Ingredients 1/3 cup butter, melted 1 cup sugar 3 tablespoons lemon juice 2 eggs...

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Bags for July 7th
Bags are coming to you a day early today due to my brother's memorial service on Saturday. As per usual, there will be a dozen farm-fresh eggs from Blake Family Organic Farms and a nice array of fresh organic veggies and greens. We are in sort of a "mid-sta...
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