I don’t like gourmet cooking or “this” cooking or “that” cooking.
I like good cooking.
August is here and the Spitfire nasturtium seeds planted months ago have grown to be happy ramblers in the garden. July was one of the wettest we’ve had in a [...]
Vegetables are a must on a diet.
I suggest carrot cake, zucchini bread and pumpkin pie.
~Jim Davis, “Garfield”
If you’re like me and you grow summer squash, you’re always looking for new ways to use them. Fresh is best, healthy is great… and chocolate gets the teens [...]
Freedom has its life in the hearts, the actions, the spirit of men
and so it must be daily earned and refreshed –
else like a flower cut from its life-giving roots,
it will wither and die.
~Dwight D. Eisenhower
This year was difficult for growing in New England. Late tomato blight appeared very early in the season and wiped out tomato crops along the Eastern United States. Daily, heavy rains followed in August that left many fields underwater and crops succumbing to various viruses and fungi. Pumpkins were among the late crops affected. Less [...]
We’ve been blessed with a mild, although dry, Autumn this year. Today was no exception with bright sunshine and nary a cloud to be seen. I checked the bulbs I (finally) planted to make sure the squirrels haven’t found them and picked a few China Rose radishes from the vegetable garden. The mild weather has [...]