Category Archives: garden

You’d heard of field to fork? Well in my case it’s garden to kitchen to fork!

the blackberry project

I consider myself lucky to live in a place where garages aren’t the face of the neighborhood. Those neighborhoods where people hit the opener as they are pulling up and again when they have pulled in – living a life where

the blackberry project

I consider myself lucky to live in a place where garages aren’t the face of the neighborhood. Those neighborhoods where people hit the opener as they are pulling up and again when they have pulled in – living a life where

it’s like vegetable candy

It happens at the end of each summer – I have more tomatoes that I hardly know what to do with. The freezer is already full of marinara, and I’ve eaten them for what feels like breakfast, lunch and dinner

it’s like vegetable candy

It happens at the end of each summer – I have more tomatoes that I hardly know what to do with. The freezer is already full of marinara, and I’ve eaten them for what feels like breakfast, lunch and dinner

roasted tomatillo salsa

When we planted our community garden I think it’s fair to say that we got a bit carried away with the tomatillos. I’m not sure if we didn’t fully realize how big the plants get or maybe we didn’t grasp

roasted tomatillo salsa

When we planted our community garden I think it’s fair to say that we got a bit carried away with the tomatillos. I’m not sure if we didn’t fully realize how big the plants get or maybe we didn’t grasp

you can take the girl out of the farm

I didn’t realize when we sold my old freezer what a hole it would leave and I’m not talking about the big space where shiny bright white storage cabinets are now. It was probably time for it to go. My

you can take the girl out of the farm

I didn’t realize when we sold my old freezer what a hole it would leave and I’m not talking about the big space where shiny bright white storage cabinets are now. It was probably time for it to go. My

a more laid back pesto

I’ve been giving more thought to the saying “waste not, want not” these days although perhaps not in the manner in which it is intended. The pondering is not driven by a monetary factor (although it never hurts to save

a more laid back pesto

I’ve been giving more thought to the saying “waste not, want not” these days although perhaps not in the manner in which it is intended. The pondering is not driven by a monetary factor (although it never hurts to save

having a ball – concrete landscaping spheres

My husband and I are stalking a house a few blocks away. We are always finding reasons to add it to our route even though it’s out of the way of most anywhere we go. There’s all kinds of things

having a ball – concrete landscaping spheres

My husband and I are stalking a house a few blocks away. We are always finding reasons to add it to our route even though it’s out of the way of most anywhere we go. There’s all kinds of things

summer: a hard act to follow

The forecast is for 28° tonight. If this was going to be an isolated incidence, I would probably dash out with an armful of sheets and cover my garden but it would only be a futile attempt at prolonging the

summer: a hard act to follow

The forecast is for 28° tonight. If this was going to be an isolated incidence, I would probably dash out with an armful of sheets and cover my garden but it would only be a futile attempt at prolonging the