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trees with an organic acid-lov- ing mix and if ants are crawling about use sticky tangle foot to stop them. Citrus also enjoy used coffee grounds stirred in the top few inches of soil. Roasters offer bagged used grounds around town and certainly save your own. The used paper fi lters are fi ne to add to the compost as well.

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Soft pink apple blossoms fade giving way to tiny green fruits, Asian pears and juicy plums are swelling. Early mornings are fi lled with bird-song, echoing from tree tops. Giant terra cotta pots of herbs can be placed about the garden and fragrance is beginning to per- meate the air as April transforms itself into May. We may think we are nurturing the garden but I do believe the garden is nurturing us. Claude Monet said his garden was his most beautiful masterpiece and I hope yours is becoming that for you.

operate in the black? A Pun that got Away!

Does a coffee shop have the grounds to

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or even Naan bread. Our family’s huge collection of

recipes includes a Swabian ver- sion. One of my great aunts, who was a Mrs. Santa Claus look-a- like, made it her specialty. Folks from that southern area of Ger- many, where the deep densely fra- grant spruce and pine grow: T e Black Forest or Schwar- zwald, re- ally enjoy their Zwie- belkuchen.

~ You need to love onions--no cheese in this one. Ingredients: For the topping:


plus lbs of sweet onions, knob of butter, 6 eggs, 2 cups sour cream, about 10 ½ oz of diced bacon/

pancetta, salt, pepper, --caraway seeds and more spices optional. Directions:

Peel, dice onions.

In large pan, add some butter, cook the diced pancetta with the simmer- ing onions until soſt . Set aside to cool. Beat eggs and sour cream.

T en

mix all together. Distribute on readied pan or dish of dough or crust. Bake between 325 to 375 degrees (depending on your oven) until golden. As auntie

said: “You can make it ahead. Slice it before serving. T en you can pass out!” I know she didn’t quite mean that literally. We always had fun together. ~Ellie

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