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Autumnal tasks

Made yet more marrow chutney, planted red onion sets, took the cucumber plants out of the seed house.  Most of the cucumbers have been fantastic this year but they’re finished now. 225 more words

Why I Garden

The chicken that laid the golden egg

I hope everyone is having a relaxing and joyous holiday.   I apologize to those who came looking for me the past few months- I was quite overloaded at work and unable to get time to research and post here.   890 more words

Other Assorted Posts

grease fires, plus crispy lamb & lentil salad

I needed to pay closer attention when studying Surrealist painters in college. Joan Miró in particular.

When he said ‘works must be conceived with fire in the soul but executed with clinical coolness… 1,100 more words


The Garden Just Goes and Goes

A few days of picking the garden continues to produce a lot of lovely veggies. The zucchini keep going and going and going. I think the green beans are finally slowing down though. 151 more words


Refrigerator Bread and Butter Pickles

My cucumbers are eating me alive!   In an attempt to not waste any of my precious garden crop, I decided to give pickle-making a try. I have only ever attempted to make pickles once, and that was with my dad when I was around 5 years old, and it was a disaster! 368 more words


Hummus Rolls

I told you how much I love autumn, and how I completely missed part of it (peach season) because it happens at the end of summer here in Texas. 674 more words


Refrigerator Pickles and Vegetables

This is a great recipe for those of us that don’t can fruits and vegetables. I wish I could do the canning bit but I think I’m somewhat intimidated by the whole process. 509 more words