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Meet Your Water Needs

By juliegardenrobinson from Prairie Fare. Published on Jun 16, 2021.

When people hear you’re from North Dakota, they talk about cold weather and lots of snow. A few years back I was in California. When I told them it was more than 100 degrees back home, they hardly believed me. I think they were expecting us to have snow on the ground year-round. They probably … Continue reading Meet Your Water Needs

Is It a Fruit or a Vegetable?

By juliegardenrobinson from Prairie Fare. Published on Jun 09, 2021.

My kids used to have a computer game that kept them entertained during road trips. One of the kids thought of an object and then the hand-held computerized game posed a series of “yes/no/sometimes” questions to try to guess their thoughts. Although they tried hard to trick the computer, usually it deduced the answer correctly. … Continue reading Is It a Fruit or a Vegetable?

Let’s Catch Some Fish

By juliegardenrobinson from Prairie Fare. Published on Jun 02, 2021.

Years ago, I got married on “fishing opener” in Minnesota. I was a little worried that none of my relatives would attend. They skipped the opener for my wedding, so that was quite a sacrifice. I should have served fish at the reception in their honor. Fishing is a popular activity. Some people prefer to … Continue reading Let’s Catch Some Fish

Do You Look Forward to the Sunshine?

By juliegardenrobinson from Prairie Fare. Published on May 27, 2021.

Do you look forward to days in the sun like these beautiful sunflowers? This week I share an article about vitamin D, sunlight and food sources. It was researched by Joleen Barnett, NDSU Extension Dietetic Intern and I reviewed the content. ***** With summer here, being outdoors is a great way to spend your time. … Continue reading Do You Look Forward to the Sunshine?

Think Ahead to Freezing During Canning Lid Shortages

By juliegardenrobinson from Prairie Fare. Published on May 18, 2021.

As we plant gardens in the hope of a bountiful harvest, we also face some canning equipment shortages for the time being.  Lately canning lids and sometimes, jars, have been the subject of grand pursuits.

10 “Taste Lifts” for Your Recipes

By juliegardenrobinson from Prairie Fare. Published on May 06, 2021.

The temperature wasn’t exactly “balmy” at 40 degrees in Fargo but, after a long winter, any temperature above freezing is quite warm. Spring appears to have arrived at last. We often feel rejuvenated in the spring. We eagerly put away our snowblowers and shovels. In fact, we are so energized by the sunlight and warm … Continue reading 10 “Taste Lifts” for Your Recipes

Stop and Eat the Roses?

By juliegardenrobinson from Prairie Fare. Published on Apr 28, 2021.

This week I share an article featuring material gathered and summarized by one of our interns. As spring and summer blooms appear, they may look good enough to eat. Are they? Summer weather calls for planting and growing a variety of flowers in gardens and landscapes. Did you know some flowers are edible? By knowing … Continue reading Stop and Eat the Roses?

Let Spring Inspire Your Menu

By juliegardenrobinson from Prairie Fare. Published on Apr 14, 2021.

At this time of year, I start thinking in shades of green. I wait for the time when leaves, grass and outdoor plants burst into color. I don’t think I’m alone in wishing for some green foliage at this time of the year. I realize that I have to engage some patience before spring officially … Continue reading Let Spring Inspire Your Menu

Prairie Fare: Do You Cook Under Pressure?

From Prairie Fare. Published on Mar 25, 2021.

The new versions of pressure cookers are much more versatile and safer than the slightly noisy appliances of yesteryear.
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