So, my garden was hit and miss this year. Injuries and depression do not make for a great garden. Certain things, however, did well. Mainly the ones that thrive on neglect. One of which is Brussel sprouts. I planted four plants, and decided to… Continue Reading “Brussel Sprouts!”
I’ve never been good at caramel. I’ve botched it the first time every time I’ve made it. Before now. Not sure if it is attention to detail or a better recipe, but this time it worked out and was fabulous.
So a few weeks ago I was so tired of having to meal plan, prep, and cook just to waste leftovers. Or worse yet, buy groceries and get takeout anyway. It was bad for health and the wallet. We did Hello Fresh for a… Continue Reading “Hello Fresh Take Two”
I’m trying to eat healthy and cut carbs. To that end, I am trying for more vegetables in my life. This was my lunch today.
So we went to a party on Saturday. With actual people. Shocking I know. It was out of town, and pot luck so i needed to have something that travels. So I decided on a charcuterie board.
Every year (but last year, because *gestures broadly at 2020*) we buy a couple of apple trees. It’s pretty much a crap shoot on whether they produce. This year was a pretty good year for two of our six trees.
I got some fantastic produce at the farmer’s market. And decided to make some salsa.
You can always tell when I’ve been watching Top Chef, because I make things like a trio of tiny vegetables amuse bouche. As I was watering, I noticed that the fairy tale eggplants were ripe, and that there were two squash blossoms ready, and… Continue Reading “Trio of Tiny Vegetables”
Now that we have all this produce, we have to preserve it. We have a bit.
Us, on the way to the Farmers Market… “We need to restrain ourselves.”