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Chicken Stir-Fry with Black Bean & Garlic Sauce

Happy Monday! Here’s to a dinner done right!

A stir-fry is such a simple way to enjoy a hot meal that’s quick and healthy. Mix a protein with plenty of vegetables and a delicious sauce…you’re all set! 337 more words


Firestorm Runners

Since getting our allotment I have had runner bean envy of my neighbour’s runner beans.  They are pristine.  not a black fly, white fly or any fly for that matter on them.   549 more words


A few last minutes things in the garden...

Today I an en-route to Bangladesh for my fieldwork. I spent most of yesterday pottering around the garden, trying to give the plants and garden beds the best possible chance at life while I’m away. 236 more words


Maple-Glazed Delicata Squash

Does anyone else besides me wonder how come maple sap flows and is turned into maple syrup in the spring, but seems to team up so well with fall fruits and vegetables?   369 more words



Hello everyone, I hope you all have a great week! I haven’t written a post in over a week because I got really sick. It started with a cold and then followed by a dry cough that really bothered me for days. 460 more words


A celebration of onions

Our small veggie patch produces enough onions to last us through the winter. Our first attempts at storing them were disastrous, we mistakenly assumed that they should be kept in the dark and they spoiled, sprouting beyond practical use. 119 more words

Sandra Danby

Seasonal pumpkin, blue cheese and watercress lasagne

When I saw this seasonal recipe I thought it looked unusual. The roast pumpkin, cinnamon, chilli flakes, garlic, blue cheese and watercress compliment each other perfectly and it makes an interesting change from a more traditional tomato-sauce-based lasagne. 392 more words