Occasionally, I have baguettes, pretzels, biscuits or raisin bread leftover on my Farmstand baking days. These, once tasty items, can lose their zest quickly because they don’t contain preservatives, or even oils, to help maintain their freshness. Toasting, either in … Continue reading
In this post I hope to help, literally not figuratively, lead newbies down the garden path. I’ve been often asked, by food-growing-wannabes, how to get the whole process of vegetable gardening started. Their eager questions range from “Do I need … Continue reading
I’ve been having a great time learning the art of watercolour painting. Here a little peak into the process for one of my recent pieces.
As I was preparing to plant garlic, I discovered that our garden is still producing a lot of food. Tucked among the frost-wilted foliage, I found a variety of vegetables that are soldiering on in the cold. As I was … Continue reading
It’s October, so the cool weather and rains are starting to settle in. I thought I had a bowl full of tomatoes and maybe a small box of peppers left to pick in the garden, but instead, I harvested all … Continue reading