Category Archives: In The Garden

Eggplant Fries

Just when you think that you have discovered the secret to happiness (eggplant and tomato pizza, that is), life throws you a curve ball like this: Did you know that eggplant (aka the most beautiful and wonderful thing that ever

Eggplant Fries

Just when you think that you have discovered the secret to happiness (eggplant and tomato pizza, that is), life throws you a curve ball like this: Did you know that eggplant (aka the most beautiful and wonderful thing that ever

Chester and the Turnips

I think the title of this post would be a good band name. Yesterday evening was a beautiful one, so I thought I’d enjoy it by pulling out all my turnips that I planted a couple months ago. They turned

Chester and the Turnips

I think the title of this post would be a good band name. Yesterday evening was a beautiful one, so I thought I’d enjoy it by pulling out all my turnips that I planted a couple months ago. They turned

Weekend Projects

This weekend I decided to tackle a couple of projects that I’ve been meaning to get around to for a while. I have a bad habit of coming up with a new idea for a project, starting it (just enough

Weekend Projects

This weekend I decided to tackle a couple of projects that I’ve been meaning to get around to for a while. I have a bad habit of coming up with a new idea for a project, starting it (just enough

Garden Mojitos (Part 2)

So, a couple nights ago I experimented with a few mojito recipes using mint and two kinds of basil from my garden. The first experiment is well-documented here. After I made the Lemon Basil Mojito, I decided to try a

Garden Mojitos (Part 2)

So, a couple nights ago I experimented with a few mojito recipes using mint and two kinds of basil from my garden. The first experiment is well-documented here. After I made the Lemon Basil Mojito, I decided to try a

Garden Mojitos (Part 1)

It’s been a busy week, and it’s going to get busier. My sister is getting married this weekend, which is exciting! But scrambling to take care of last-minute wedding preparations can be hectic, and it’s important to take time to

Garden Mojitos (Part 1)

It’s been a busy week, and it’s going to get busier. My sister is getting married this weekend, which is exciting! But scrambling to take care of last-minute wedding preparations can be hectic, and it’s important to take time to

Dirty Hands

I love when my hands look like this.* Hands like this mean that on a lazy Sunday afternoon after a quick hailstorm, I had a hour or so to go out and meander around my garden, weeding my raised beds,

Dirty Hands

I love when my hands look like this.* Hands like this mean that on a lazy Sunday afternoon after a quick hailstorm, I had a hour or so to go out and meander around my garden, weeding my raised beds,