Monthly Archives: August 2012

Get Canning!

Rows and rows of Ball Jars lined up by color and size are what I remember most vividly about my grandmother’s cellar. Spending hours with my grandfather on the back porch of their Gordon, PA home filling jars to the … Continue reading

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Have you been Ferhoodled?

“Kissin’ wears out, Cookin’ don’t” “Eat yourself full” “Throw the cow over the fence some hay” Here in Lancaster County, many people still speak what is commonly referred to as Pennsylvania Dutch or Pennsylvania German. Out of necessity the Pennsylvania … Continue reading

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Rhubarb Anyone?

I’ll be honest, I had no idea that rhubarb had such an extensive history. Living in Lancaster County, I know that there are entire festivals and days dedicated to this mysterious plant. There are recipe contests and pie eating contests … Continue reading

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