336: The calm after the storm

Mirrored

As has become the pattern here recently, we had storms with heavy rain, lots of lightning and thunder, and gusty winds overnight and into the wee hours of the morning.  Shortly after sunrise the clouds began to break up, and all was calm.  The pond looked like glass.

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298: Let’s lay this one to rest

Queen Anne’s Lace getting ready to bloom

Lately I’ve been getting a lot of hits on my blog as a result of this search:  Freezing broccoli without blanching.  I have become the expert (heh) on this subject ever since I posted Freezing broccoli back in 2008.  Every year around this time, people who want to freeze broccoli without going to the trouble of blanching it start searching around for someone to tell them it’s okay to do that.

Well.

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