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Home Alone Fresh Cucumber Noodle Salad

Last week my husband left me home alone while he went out to a meeting, where he was to be well fed. That, of course, left me home alone and hungry. 384 more words


Harvest Monday

September 1, 2014

Quick Harvest Monday update…

This week, we harvested:

Peppers, tomatoes, cucumbers, our first butternut squash!

Raspberries, Strawberries

I meant to take a picture before I doled them out. 93 more words


In my garden - September 2014

I love pottering around in our (rather small) kitchen garden and I like to plant seeds rather than seedlings. I’ve got some seed packets of vegetables — heirloom varieties — but last year lots of the seeds I planted directly in the soil didn’t germinate. 203 more words


Dill Spears

12 pint jars (or 6 quarts)
2 Tablespoons white vinegar (optional)
12 new lids and rings

5-6 quarts of cucumbers; sliced into spears

6 cups white vinegar… 288 more words

In The Kitchen

Zesty Bread and Butter Pickles

I haven’t been to the Farmer’s Market in a few weeks. And, I was extremely surprised (but very happy) to see lots and lots of Kirby cucumbers. 453 more words

Vegetarian Recipes

Spicy Pickles

There are two foods I’d often avoid as a child: salad and pickles. Not that they were bad, they just weren’t good. I grew up in the eighties: salad was iceberg lettuce with a slice of cucumber and two tasteless grape tomatoes. 530 more words


Garden Harvest

I’ve been wanting to share this post for quite a few weeks now, but I wanted to share as many photos in one post as possible instead of doing multiple posts with only a photo or two. 479 more words