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Achenblog: August 1, 2010 - August 7, 2010

Hard cider and BlackBerrys

I've got these two desultory apple trees and I expect nothing from them so exotic as an actually edible apple. But surely the spotted, off-color, undersized apples can be converted to something like sauce, or cider, or, better yet,...

By Joel Achenbach  |  August 6, 2010; 7:43 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (365)
 
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Oil spill: Is it over?

Kinda, yeah. I think so. Here's my web file, just posted: It wasn't quite the stake through the heart, because that stake has to be made of cement, not merely mud. And the stake might have to be driven...

By Joel Achenbach  |  August 4, 2010; 1:13 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (195)
 
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Tomato season

This is the time of year when tomatoes taste like tomatoes. My own harvest has been sadly limited by brown-thumb techniques, desultory soil, lurking fungus, questionable ratios of nitrogen to potash, pruning failures, hydration missteps, predatory squirrels and the...

By Joel Achenbach  |  August 3, 2010; 8:02 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (189)
 
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