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    Delicious Geography!

    It is finally time to announce the title of the book I have co-authored with my father—Delicious Geography: From Place To Plate. Hooray!!! It has been...

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    Aloha Friends….

    It has been a long time since I wrote last. It is because so much has happened. Jim’s Dad (we all called him Grandpa, or Pop)...

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    A close call on the farm

    I always believe that God is watching over us. This last week was a very scary one for our Son, Isaac Reddekopp. I had given Isaac...

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    Vanilla Poha Berry Muffins

    Happy Mother’s Friday! At least, that’s what I’m calling it. Having five children, I figure I’d better milk as much celebration out of this special day...

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    Flavoring Alcohol With Vanilla

    Flavoring your alcohol with vanilla is one of the easiest ways to take your drinks to the next level. We recommend one vanilla bean to every...

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    Extending Your Vanilla Extract

    So you’ve made a batch of exceptional vanilla extract! But what to do now?Most extract batches can make multiple runs of extract. Lets revisit the basic...

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    Making Vanilla Extract

    Making your own Vanilla Extract is an extremely worthwhile practice. Not only is commercialized extract made with normally very low quality vanilla, laws set in place...