Quick Pickles

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This is the time of year for pickling, when the garden has an abundance of cucumbers, carrots and beets. This was Carly’s first try at pickles and she was impressed with how easy it can be. Pour a boiling mixture (1 part water, 1 part vinegar and 1 tablespoon coarse salt per cup) of liquid… Read more »

Market Kaleidoscope

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This week the market offered a kaleidoscope of goods. Gorgeous hand dyed yarns, soft leather bags, bright tye dye clothing, gleaming pottery, aromatic canteloupe, deep green watermelons, sparkling jewelry, all produced on Gabriola. We bought a beautiful stoneware mug some canteloupe and a watermelon and headed home for tea – yummy!