by Gazette staff
A Daily Gazette life blog
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Tuesday, Nov. 18, 2014
When I travel, I pretend I’m Anthony Bourdain.
Tuesday, Nov. 11, 2014
I learned about celiac disease when I first became a part of my husband’s family: His mother had been diagnosed more than a decade earlier.
Tuesday, Oct. 28, 2014
My son can eat a dozen apples a day, easily. So I pick up orchard apples, generally in half-bushel bags labeled “utility apples.”
Tuesday, Oct. 14, 2014
Oatmeal and chocolate chip bar cookies evoke days of camping with the girls.
Tuesday, Oct. 7, 2014
We haven’t had a real frost yet, but the garden has slowed down enough that we’ve finally gotten around to digging potatoes.
Tuesday, Sept. 30, 2014
When January winds blow the snow around one’s house, cracking open a jar of homemade pickles or locally grown peaches is sweet revenge.
Tuesday, Sept. 23, 2014
Dropping in on a homemade tomato-sauce making operation.
Wednesday, Sept. 17, 2014
Lots of varieties, lots of ways to eat them.
Tuesday, Sept. 9, 2014
When my friend came home from a year in Sweden, she brought Swedish pancakes with her.
Tuesday, Aug. 19, 2014
Some people have rabbits and woodchucks sneaking around backyard carrot, green bean and broccoli patches. My friend Betsy has two rascals who make regular visits to her Niskayuna garden.