Hello all! I just wanted to announce the winner for the Tropical Traditions Coconut Oil. That would be entry #12 Gregg. Gregg if you could please e-mail me at email@example.com with your full name and address as well as your e-mail address, I can then forward it on to Tropical Traditions. Thank you to everyone who entered! I have another great giveaway going on for … [Read more...] about Tropical Traditions Coconut Oil Winner!
Archives for August 2012
For the past few years, I have been lucky enough to buy tomatoes for canning from a local fish monger whose dad grows a lot of fresh veggies for their store. This year was no exception. So, for $.50/lb I load them up and bring them home (well, Matt actually does that part) for a long weekend of processing. This year I also had a lot of my own tomatoes to use as well. Maybe … [Read more...] about 100 pounds of tomatoes is a lot
Have you heard of Petit Amuse? They are a small company that searches out artisan producers of food, and then allows us the opportunity to try out some awesome samples through their sample box service. From their site: Petit-Amusenounpə-ˈtētˈ ä-ˌmüz Also known as amuse-bouche. A French term that literally means "mouth amusement."These are tiny bites of food served before a meal to … [Read more...] about Petit Amuse Review and Giveaway
I had a very productive week last week, and also have some sad news on one of hens, so let's get to it! Last week I received the box of peaches I had ordered from the co-op downtown. I was so excited to find a good source of local(ish) peaches! A girl can dream of having all the tropical fruits in the world, but when one lives in Maine, one gets very good at accepting berries and … [Read more...] about Homestead Happenings
I love cooking and eating, and I especially love looking at pictures of food! If you love food as much as I do, please add your food pictures/recipes/food related posts to the linky below. All you have to do is link back to this blog post from your blog. I look forward to seeing what everyone else is eating this week! This week I have been eating a lot of this: Scrambled … [Read more...] about what i am eating #5
Coconut oil has really made a big comeback in the past few years. It can be used for so many different things. I have been trying to use organic virgin coconut oil recently for cooking and baking. I was so excited to have the opportunity to try Gold Label Virgin Coconut Oil from Tropical Traditions. I have to say that this coconut oil was some of the best that I have ever … [Read more...] about Tropical Traditions Gold Label Virgin Coconut Oil Review and Giveaway