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Cedar Plank Grilled Salmon

Print Cedar Plank Grilled Salmon Incredibly good; modified a lit from Allrecipes Course Main Cuisine Fish Prep Time 1 day Cook Time 30 minutes Total Time 1 day 30 minutes Servings 8 Author Amy Garrett Ingredients 1 (3 pound) whole filet of salmon, skin on, scored slightly into the flesh 6 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil […]

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The winners!

Wendy, Teresa, Jennifer, and Laura are the winners of a brand new bar of handmade gardener’s soap. I believe Jennifer is most in need of some good soap: Jennifer said: Well this was not an easy feat. Home alone gardening today and actually looked down at my hands and thought, hmm wonder who won that […]

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Contest/Giveaway: Gardener’s Soap

Please read this post in it’s entirety. This is a fairly simple contest, just email me a picture of your, or a family member’s, hands during/after you’ve been gardening. The top 4 dirtiest hands will receive a bar of my handmade gardener’s soap! Any kind of gardening counts – planting seedlings, preparing your garden space, […]

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Monsanto & Facebook

I post a lot more over on facebook, so come on over and “like” the page (how I hate that, I miss the “fan” setup)! I just finished a relatively minor update on the Monsanto page. If you have issues with any of the seed companies on the CRG safe seed list, PLEASE email them […]

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Soap blog

I’m sharing my soap blog address in case anyone wants to follow along with my successes and setbacks: http://naturalbornsoap.blogspot.com I will keep this blog free of soapy stuff unless it is gardening related, like the new gardener bar I made and love, or herbs I’m growing and using, that kind of thing.

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Shh, don’t remind me

Yes it’s almost February. Resolutions? I don’t recall any resolutions. Don’t you dare scroll down that page! I said don’t! That should be an indication how those are going (I’ve had a few people email and ask) 😉 Soap making is FUN. I already have 100+ bars of soap at various stages of curing. And […]

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Adventures in Soap Making

I’m going to do it. I’ve been putting it off for years. I’m going to risk my life and play with caustic chemicals and make my own soap. I’m not taking the cheater way out and grinding up a store bought bar and adding stuff to it. Yes, I was going for melodramatic. I know […]

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2011!

2010 had a lot of ups and downs here in our little corner of the world. The ups mostly made up for the downs though, and the upcoming 2011 ups will be even better. I got a jump on my “New Years Resolutions” by quitting smoking (…again…) 4 days ago. My actual resolution will be […]

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Salem, Oregon Community Gardens

I’m going over Analytics data today, seeing people looking for a lot of things I haven’t posted about, but should. If you’re looking for community vegetable gardens in Salem, Oregon, start here. I haven’t had a chance to call any of the number on this page, but it’s a place to start. I’ll post more […]

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Slacker blogger

Oh my gosh readers. It’s been far too long since I posted about anything. Before I go any further with that, I do update the Garden of Eatin’ facebook page a bit more often, so if you are worried I’ve fallen off the face of the planet, head over there and see what I’m up […]

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