• Canning,  Cooking,  Gardening

    The Last of June and Strawberry Mint Popsicles

    Can you believe June is over? Really? I don’t like to complain about summer being 1/3 or so in the books, so instead I thought I’d share a few highlights from the month followed by another strawberry recipe. It’s a popsicle perfect for what’s shaping up to be a steamy 4th of July weekend. 1. Dinner on the Farm June started with a visit to Crandall’s Garden Farme in Ramsey, MN, complete with Sebastian Joe’s ice cream. Ended up with great posts on 20food.net about the event. 2. The Little Acre Grew and Grew and GrewAll of the garden space was planted by early June. It was a late start,…

  • Cooking

    Rhubarb Ketchup

    Here’s recipe #2 in the rhubarb series. It was adapted from the Spring 2011 edition of Edible Twin Cities Magazine and the Lanesboro Bethlehem Lutheran Church youth group. Rhubarb Ketchup allows homemade condiments to be weeknight cooking; I started it after work around 4:30, and had it ready for hamburgers at 6 with dishes, tending the patio garden, and some emails in between. Rhubarb Ketchup By Amy Sippl and Edible Twin Cities, Spring 2011 Ingredients 4 C. diced fresh rhubarb 3 C. onion 1 C. packed brown sugar 1 C. white sugar 1 C. vinegar 28 oz. can of diced tomatoes, undrained (a great way to use up the pantry…