Many vegetables can still be in the garden, even this late in the season. Several webpages and blogs tell about winter gardening and harvesting experiences – such as leaving some root vegetables right outside underground where grown, and in winter, digging down through deep snow … Continue readingvegetables of autumn in the garden
Autumn is a great time to make lasagna – the colors of the lasagna are reminiscent of the colors of the autumn leaves, lasagna warms body and soul, and an oven warms a home. Ground beef is optional for this dish, but is included in … Continue readingLASAGNA
Flowering Oregano tops from the garden are great with chicken. Not much food has grown in our garden this year, but we’ve had some success with oregano despite or because of some oak seedlings (which during a time of little rain, shaded the oregano at … Continue readingORANGE ONION CHICKEN
Garden specialists who sell plants for food, know lots about food safety of their garden products (of their fruit, vegetables, seeds, and flowers). How safe the little bit of food grown in our vegetable garden is this year, is uncertain, though anything grown or that … Continue readingFood safety, gardens,
This year’s planted annual vegetable garden has not resulted in many edibles yet – almost not any – and, the days are growing cooler. A first attempt at a garden, and quite a bit learned. If I had watered more regularly, rather than relying on … Continue readingGrowing very few vegetables, mid august
Thank goodness for great farms and farmers with excellent fresh vegetables and fruit. In a few small garden patches, I’ve planted a few vegetables. Hopefully at the end of the summer, some of the plants might have lived a healthy summer, and so in addition … Continue readingGrowing a few vegetables
In spring, herbs start appearing that are good for making chicken stock with, though, the ones in the pot, are from the grocery store. The great carrots, local, and sweet. The chicken, free range – good to use all of it, including the carcass. The … Continue readingCHICKEN BROTH
The rhubarb and the strawberries in the images and recipe that follow, came from the grocery store, where they often appear on shelves soon after the snow melts. Its past the beginning of rhubarb season now also – though still available at farms locally that … Continue readingA RHUBARB CAKE-CRISP – fresh rhubarb baked with a cake mix.