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Crochet Spa Cloths

Quick and easy crochet . Make them with 100% cotton yarn for a soft touch. The stitch is nice and nubby for a gentle scrub on skin. 40 more words

Bread Stuffing with Leeks, Celery and Herbs with a Browned Butter Drizzle

This is more or less the dressing of my childhood.  I love, love, love stuffing or dressing.  You can keep the turkey, but keep the dressing coming.  699 more words

Make Ahead

Peonies and Peppermint

Here’s an excerpt from Peonies and Peppermint. It’s my Nanowrimo book that I’m working on this month. You’ll see it out next year. For now, here’s a step back in time, Arkansas ca 1850, where Jennie Lee and her daughter, Eliza, are out foraging for herbs. 968 more words

Dinner’s In The Oven

This is a perfect dinner to have on a lazy weekend when you don’t feel like doing much or there is a great game on TV in the afternoon. 763 more words


It's Time to put Row Covers on Your Lavender

Ontario lavender growers should consider putting on row covers over lavender in the next two weeks. Row covers should be put on when lavender plants are mostly dormant, which usually occurs once night temperatures average below freezing. 596 more words


The 'Triangle Bed'

This is the first of a number of reviews I am undertaking this year.  In previous years I have always made a note of the time spent working in the garden and the amount of produce I have harvested as an indicator of the effectiveness of this means of gardening.   1,510 more words

Perennial Vegetables

Gnocchi Recipe - with Brown Sage Butter Sauce

If your house is anything like mine then every time you make mash you’ll end up with a pile of leftover potatoes.

I don’t know why it happens, but it does and I hate to throw them away. 702 more words