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How I’m Eating 40 Pumpkins This Year

How much pumpkin do you eat in a year?  Do you just eat a slice or two of pumpkin pie around the holidays?  Pumpkin pie spice lattes from Starbucks don’t count either because I’m pretty sure there isn’t much real pumpkin in those lattes.  Thanks to the super pollinating power of our bees, I had a bumper crop of sugar pie pumpkins last year.  Many people just think of pumpkins as fall decorations, but pumpkins are food!  If I grow the food, I don’t want to waist the food.  My challenge was to figure out how to use 40 pumpkins, and I am happy to report that I am on pace to eat about 40 pumpkins in approximately one year.  I am inviting you to jump down the pumpkin rabbit hole with me.

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Walk Through My Spring Vegetable Garden

May has been a busy month. This is the coolest May on record, or as I like to say, “It has been good brussels sprout weather.” The spring garden is already producing, and we are eating something fresh from the garden every day now. Instead of writing about the garden, I thought I would take you on a video tour.

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