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Apple and pear slices again

When the apples and pears were done in the dehydrator I took a few slices for a test drive. The Ashmead’s Kernel tasted pretty much how you’d expect, I guess. The Bramley was clearly apple, but with an obvious sharpness … Continue reading

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Apple and pear slices

I liberated about a dozen of the Ashmead’s Kernel this evening, broke out the peeler/corer/slicer machine and filled five dehydrator trays with apple slices. Then I started looking at the large numbers of pears sitting in the kitchen waiting for … Continue reading

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First fruit leather of the season

Since I can’t progress with extracting honey any further, we have “melted down” some of our pears and plums (separately) and put them in the dehydrator to make fruit leathers. We’ve done apple before, but I feel the need to … Continue reading

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Sloe, sloe, prick, scratch, sloe (ouch!)

I spent an hour or so this afternoon exploring the hedgerows and collecting sloes. It’s a job I’ve put off for a couple of weeks waiting for the rain to stop and the days to turn colder. It seems the … Continue reading

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