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HOW TO MAKE CHOKECHERRY JELLY

Just as the Saskatoon berries start to dry out, a new prairie berry emerges: the chokecherry! Chokecherries are very astringent, so they don’t taste good when you eat them straight off of the tree. However, when you extract the juice and add copious amounts of sugar, they’re downright delicious. There

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SASKATOON BERRY JAM

I love the taste of Saskatoon berries and this jam recipe keeps the deliciousness going all summer long. American friends, you might also know these berries as serviceberries or juneberries. Whatever you call them, this jam is delicious and easy to make! RELATED: How to Can Saskatoon Berries BEFORE YOU

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Pumpkin Seed Brittle: A New Twist on an Old Classic

Don’t throw away those pumpkin seeds from your jack-o-lanterns or your last recipe of pumpkin puree!  You can combine those delicious pumpkin seeds with a few simple ingredients to make a fall take on the the Christmas classic, peanut brittle. It’s also really similar to a dessert that Costco sells,

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Homemade Coffee Creamer

It’s officially winter and the thrill of Christmas has passed.  What’s a girl to do?  Curl up with a good book and a cup of coffee.  About that coffee. . . why not try making your own homemade coffee creamer?

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Kristen

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Hi, I'm Kristen and I help new gardeners learn to grow their own vegetables and beautify their yards. I also share recipes that use all that delicious garden produce. Grab a coffee (and your gardening gloves) and join me for gardening tips, simple recipes, and the occasional DIY, all from the lovely city of Saskatoon, Saskatchewan.

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