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carrot cake

The two original carrot cake images in this video were shot at Phyllis & Ned Wedding.

Today’s Visitor

Finally, I saw that a squirrel enjoyed eating pears this year.

Crabapple Jam

Our Russian neighbor who made us crabapple jam moved to California. They served us with tea. Russian crabapple jam is more like appetizer. They cook just sugar and water.

Saxifraga stolonifera

The foliage is occasionally used fresh or cooked in Japanese cuisine. It was also used as an herbal remedy in Classical Japan. It contains Quercetin which has been shown to have anti-cancer activity in vitro.

Pear Blossom Edible ?

I would never come to think if pear blossoms was edible . . . My visitors eat pear blossom, not only blossom but also buds and fruit.

Honey Beeswax

So, I am happy to know that these cucumbers are waxed with Honey Beeswax!

Dog Treats

First thing I noticed was “Dog Treats” when I began to walk toward Shoreline Farmers Market today.

Wax on Organic Produce!?

I bought lettuce, asparagus, basil, baby broccoli and cucumber at a local farmers market. I was very happy to I get healthy vegetables until . . . When I began washing the cucumber,

Lavender Honey

I discovered that I love thistle honey last year! Lavender cookies are so tasty, but I have never tried lavender honey.  Is there lavender honey, by the way? I’ve seen honey bees on lavender flowers.

Bee and Food Chain Risk

The human race is really starting to feel the consequences of their actions. One area we are waking up to is the massive amount of pesticides we spray (especially in North America) on our food that has not only been… Continue Reading →

My Kind of Honey – thistle

I waited for several months — to buy organic thistle honey! I finally got one jar at Lake Forest Park Farmers Market today!


I was looking at old images and found this VIETNAMESE SPRING ROLLS!

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