Mixed Greens Blog

Mixed Greens Blog
Living Sustainably in the Pacific Northwest

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Putting food by . . . Pickles

Summer’s waning and you just want to kick back, have another vacation weekend, another picnic, tweak the garden, spend time with a daughter, a husband, a friend . . . but nay, produce beckons. For some veggies the annual, seasonal show is over. But in late August and September there are a few fruits and […]

Dill Pickle Making

Making dill pickles is an annual tradition based on my grandmother’s recipe. We are duty-bound after all these years, family and friends now expect their quart at Christmas. Plus, it’s another way to remember a grandmother who left such a legacy for us, her love of gardening, food-making and the outdoors. The time for pickling […]