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I feel strangely honored

A friend of mine who grew up in the Départment Limousin gets care packages from his mother every once in a while. My friend came to the US as an exchange student when he was in high-school and ended up staying, but his French roots are deep and delightfully opinionated. 173 more words

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Springtime favorites

I didn’t grow up in the Northeastern U.S., but one of the things that I’ve really come to appreciate is the forage-able stuff that you can find up here. 812 more words

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Lots of Pork of Late...

I guess that’s what happens when you buy the “family pack” of pork chops, but with the vegetarians out of town, my carnivorous habits tend to rear their ugly head, and I had a bunch of omni friends over for dinner so I broke out an old favorite. 387 more words


A Light Brunch

Long weekend, the family’s on vacation, so it’s time to see what I can put together with what’s in the fridge. Coddled eggs with brie and fresh tarragon (I’ve got tarragon on the brain since our plant went berserk this year). 274 more words

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Gift Drawings from My Birthday Sketchbook

This year, I decided to do something special for my 25th birthday. Instead of receiving gifts, I carried around a small black all-media sketchbook and some Sharpie pens so people would draw for me… 1,475 more words

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Garden Update and Roasted Habanero Hot Sauce Recipe

This week marked the official end for my growing season, so the peppers needed to be picked whether they were ready or not.

Usually harvest time is the happiest of days for a pepper grower.  342 more words


Peppermeister's October Harvest Update

It’s finally time to make some hot sauce, chile powder and pickle some spicy peps!

I’ve had my eye on hundreds of green pods all season just waiting for them to fulfill their vibrant destiny.  171 more words