As part of my ever increasing domestic aspirations, I did some more canning. Last week, I canned tomatoes. I didn’t have enough from my plants to can and since they’ve been tasting bad, I went to my favorite Berry Patch Farms and got a box of organic tomatoes. Peeling, coring, and seeding the tomatoes was… Continue reading Canning Fun
This one shall contain a non-gardening update. Here are last night’s tomatoes. The cherry tomatoes, although out of focus, are doing great obviously. However, if I could figure out what to do about the crazy splits in my big tomatoes, I would be so happy! We had the same problem last year. I’ve read it’s… Continue reading Food update
What a victory it is. The first zucchini of the year was wonderful. We’ve now also had the second, and there should be many more to come. You just can’t beat eating the zucchini about 10 minutes after you picked it!
Week. Your birthday week, that is. I love birthday clubs. Maybe you should too. Here are some of the free things I’ve gotten in the last couple of weeks: -Free ice cream w/ mix-in at Coldstone Creamery -Free scoop at Ben & Jerry’s -Free scoop at Baskin Robbins -$10 gift coupon to World Market -Free… Continue reading Birthday Clubs Might Change Your…
I just read this article, and I thought I’d make a post about meat: http://simple-green-frugal-co-op.blogspot.com/2010/01/going-meatless-whats-your-reason.html We eat meat. That said, we somewhat “carefully” eat meat. I do often wonder whether I should be allowed to eat meat at all, as I am not currently willing to slaughter it myself…and I don’t even want to cut… Continue reading Meat meat
Things have been very crazy around our house lately. We are going on a big trip Saturday, so we’ve been trying to plan as much as we can. (more on that later) As if we had lots of extra time, we decided to make a real garden this year.Â We would love to increase the… Continue reading Food and Traveling – our two favorites!
Last Saturday night, we made a paella. We love paella! If you aren’t familiar with it, it’s a rice dish from the Valencia region of Spain. I’m not sure how we initially became interested, but I got a paella pan one year for Christmas so we could try. We’ve only done it a few times,… Continue reading Paella!
Back in the fall, I started wanting to make truffles. I’m not sure why I wanted to, but I never got around to it. Peta satelit dunia A couple of weeks ago, I went to check out a little chocolate shop (shocking, I know) called the Cocoa Tree in Germantown. Before I left, I was… Continue reading Truffles Anyone?