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Contents EDITORIAL by Su Falcon Love your garden and keep your seeds dry GET YOUR HANDS DIRTY Cold-weather composting MINI-FEATURE Burlap bags & their many fine uses GARDEN GRIST by Yvonne Savio Tips for the winter garden FEATURE by S.E. Filomeo Easy as pumpkin pie MINI-FEATURE A banana a day GARDEN PLOT by Michelle Shipton […]

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Salt cellars: a pinch of history

Before the salt shaker was invented, people served their salt in salt cellars. The word cellar is a corrupted spelling of the French saliére—a container for salt. It was the development of free-flowing salt in the early 1900s that made the shaker possible. Of course, free-flowing salt has one or more additives to keep it […]

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