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Crunchy Kale, Blackberry Vinaigrette, and Ants?

Ants? What? Yep, I’m pretty sure we ate a over a handful of ants for lunch today. We, as in my direct family. I promise you that I don’t serve all my lunches with ants.  898 more words

Beans, beans, beans!

(Re-posted from my original blog on Blogger). My string beans have finally come in! They are our first vegetables grown from seeds to flower and fruit this season. 498 more words

Narsai David: A Wide Variety Of Green Beans Come In Different Colors

SAN FRANCISCO (KCBS)— I was recently reminded why green beans used to be called string beans. We planted some skinny, French style beans in the garden and frankly they grew a lot faster than anyone expected. 239 more words


Whole30, version 3, day 19

Busy day and night, without hubby to help with the kids.

Morning was as usual, then afternoon all the same, but in the evening I had to drive my oldest daughter to gymnastics, bringing the little one along. 465 more words

My Experience

Vegetable Feta Salad


3 beefsteak tomatoes (sliced)

1/2 lb. string beans (ends trimmed)

2 carrots (sliced thin)

1 cup corn (drain corn well)

1 cup feta cheese (crumbled) 78 more words



They say that smell is the strongest trigger for memory.  For me, the smell of my uncle’s incredible garden is one of the strongest triggers for my childhood memories.   1,026 more words

Canning Wax String Beans

The beans are here!  They are coming on strong and need to be picked every few days.  Time to get canning.  To me, there is no better vegetable in the middle of the winter than canned wax beans from my own garden.   626 more words