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Kohlrabi Pickle

I can’t have enough pickles it seems; the previous post too was on pickling. Pickling is cool (again) and you are likely to see a lot of talk about them. 1,054 more words

On The Side

Forcing Bulbs

Right before the holidays my work did a White Elephant gift exchange. By the time it was my turn I had a few gift options to steal, including a shark Snuggie and a fanny pack radio. 255 more words


In the garden: February

It’s fun to go to a garden center in spring to pick out baby plants to transplant into your garden. If you are looking for unusual or particular varieties of plants to grow in your garden, you might enjoy starting your own seeds instead. 224 more words


farmhouse reds

since it is valentine’s day…I figured I better start of the post with something pink or red…

well…our Farmhouse Reds arrived yesterday…we cherry-picked several that we thought would slide in with our current red and creams….yummy…just yummy…especially paired off with a little bit of crocheted goodness… 109 more words


Gardening for Dummies

Okay, so growing up, my parents had a beautiful and simple garden.. Oregano, garlic chives, lemon grass (makes amazing tea), aloe, mint (which spreads EVERYWHERE by the way, so if you’re thinking of planting some, do it in a pot to contain it), rosemary (loved putting this on our potatoes or roasted chicken and hunks of prime rib), lemon tree (would give us enough lemons for me to make and sell lemonade as a kid😋), tomatoes, cucumbers and squash. 469 more words

Easy Garden

Is it spring yet?

I’ve had enough of winter now… anyone else? Just me??

Don’t get me wrong, I LOVE Christmas and the time surrounding it. I’m like a big, over-excited child. 179 more words


Super supper from the store, Onion and Cider soup with Gruyère

Onions are often treated as an additional ingredient to a dish.

Indeed, they are essential in creating a base for so many cuisines including the foundation of many Italian sauces and Indian curries. 677 more words