Tag: food

Preserving Lemons

One way to brighten a dish is to add preserved lemons. They are ridiculously simple and pack a punch. They keep in the fridge for months. Start with a small jar, two lemons and salt. Many recipes are for large jars, but we don’t… Continue Reading “Preserving Lemons”


So one of our favorite restaurants in Wichita is Sabor. Our favorite thing at Sabor is the plantain chips.

Vanilla Nectarine Preserves

I bought a big bag of nectarines at the farmer’s market this weekend. What to do… I looked at Pinterest and found some ideas for preservation. Decided on a vanilla nectarine preserve.

Farmers Market

One of the two things I miss most with the quarantine are hugs from my parents and farmers markets. The Husband and I are a good self-contained unit, but I miss my parents. We are working towards self-sufficiently but aren’t there yet. Not everything… Continue Reading “Farmers Market”

Go Time on the Farm Stand

So we decided we had too many eggs, and we were going to sell this weekend, come hell or high water. Luckily, at the auction there was a sign available. We got it for five American dollars.

Hatch Pepper Day

Once a year we get lovely hatch peppers. Much like the sweet corn we love: you snooze you lose. So when I saw the hatch peppers in the store, I grabbed them.

So. Many. Tomatoes.

Last weekend was moving day for old fruits and vegetables. I made tomato paste, canned some, made applesauce, and orange smoothie cubes. It was quite the extravaganza.

Farmer’s Market

How many times have I written about the farmer’s market? Well one more at least. Had a great morning at the farmer’s market today. Got up at 6:30 to get there early. I go to the one at the Sedgwick County Extension Office. I… Continue Reading “Farmer’s Market”

Lots going on!

We have planted, we nave new bees, we are hatching! Busy time on the farm. New flowers in the wildflower field: Batchelor Buttons, Poppies.

Interstate Love Song

So a friend of mine was talking about doing the drive on I70 across the country, and was looking for recommendations. About eight comments about Kansas later, I figured I’d cobble them into a blog post.