In just about any supermarket, you can find a shelf stocked with beautifully-designed packages of “herbal” teas. These teas bear exotic or whimsical names that often include some kind of fruit – mango, coconut, watermelon, or any kind of berry … Continue reading
I don’t have a lot of space for gardening where I live now. In fact, pretty much the only place I can plant things is around the sides of the house, and much of that area is shady. (There is … Continue reading
Last summer, some peppermint I had planted in front of the house was looking somewhat distressed , so I moved it to the back of the house and gave it a place by the lilac bush. Its new home seems to suit … Continue reading
Here’s a tasty seasonal dish that’s easily adaptable to use whatever root vegetables you have on hand. I always like to include some beets because they give the stew a pretty red color, but any combination of root vegetables will work well. … Continue reading
Gather ingredients Wild day lilies, CSA cucumbers, locally-produced cheese, homemade bread 2. Assemble sandwich 3. Enjoy!
Midsummer is bright with day lilies blooming along roadsides and in gardens. So pretty to look at and so delicious to eat! Just about all parts of the day lily are edible, but I’m partial to the delicately flavored buds. I … Continue reading
freshly-picked wild violet leaves freshly-picked wild mustard flowers and buds carrots (last fall’s harvest) and spinach from local farms home-sprouted sprouts