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Comment by Randall Smith on July 7, 2014 at 7:18am

Pat, we have no peach crop this year up here (Laf, IN area). I don't know how Michigan's peach fared. Blackberries next week maybe.

Comment by Idaho Spud on July 6, 2014 at 3:39pm

Randy, I'm always ready to change my opinion.  Especially when my mouth and nose likes something.

Comment by Pat on July 6, 2014 at 8:51am

Just put up 6 quarts of blueberries yesterday. I say 6 quarts, but I probably ate 1/2 quart of them before I got them home.  They're in season down here, along with blackberries. Peaches are coming in, and will be in full production in about a month.

Comment by Randall Smith on July 6, 2014 at 7:54am

My one and only visit to Knott's Berry Farm was in 1966!! I can't imagine the changes.

Pat, the soup sounds delicious!

Spud, my local (10' down the road) blueberry farm opens this week. Wish you could try them berries--I bet you would change your opinion!! I avoid the bigger, mushier ones, to get the smaller, tangier ones.

Comment by Pat on July 6, 2014 at 6:11am

Patricia, I've always liked Kitchen Aid as an appliance manufacturer. Everything I have gotten from them has been reliable, and seems to last a long time. Don't know what will be over budget, but I saw a good sized one on Amazon for about $150.00

Comment by Pat on July 5, 2014 at 4:25pm

French Onion Soup for dinner tonight. Topped with applewood smoked gruyere cheese. 

Comment by sk8eycat on July 5, 2014 at 1:41am

I don't know what's happening with Culver Ice Rink....I do know that they've been having problems with 50 years' worth of permafrost under the former ice surface.  Everybody was telling them that would happen long before they tried to tear the place down, but they went ahead with the stupid project anyway.

I'll have to do some searches////

Comment by The Flying Atheist on July 5, 2014 at 1:04am

Not to get off topic, but Felaine, your comment about Knotts tearing up their berry patches reminded me that several months ago several of us signed a petition to help save a skating rink in your area.  Has there been any positive outcome regarding that situation?  

Comment by sk8eycat on July 4, 2014 at 3:44pm

Spud, I have never liked blueberris, fresh, canned, frozen...nada.  I always thought they had a mildew-y aftertaste, so I've always avoided them.  It's amazing that they are of the same "family" as cranberries, which I love!

Now...if I could only find fresh Boysenberries somewhere.  Knotts tore up their berry patches, and replaced them with parking lots and a ghastly "amusement" park.  Damn them all!  I will never go there again!

Comment by Joan Denoo on July 4, 2014 at 3:30pm

Spud, that is bad news that you have lost taste for blueberries. I like your idea of trying one from nursery stock. 

I plan to get some more bushes because mine are not enough to bring into the house, although the bushes are full. Maybe a larger type bush next time, or a couple of patio size. I may be making a mistake with patio size, they are often less tasty. Any suggestions as to varieties to choose, gardening friends? 

 

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