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Exploring Chinatown

It was very fun to go and walk around local markets located in the chinatown in Manhattan, New York. My purpose of this project was to capture the amazing colors of the food that owners from these supermarkets sell everyday. 8 more words

Let the Preserving Begin/ Week 21 Garden Update 

No plant pictures this week, just pictures of what I’ve been doing with the harvest! Like I said last week, it’s been unreasonably hot here, and as a result most of my plants have stopped pollinating :( Rain is forecast for the end of the week, so hopefully cooler temps will follow. 248 more words

Gardening

Pasta, Pesto, Peas!

Pasta, Pesto, Peas Please!

Some days just get crazy.  Whether you work or like us you live a very active retirement, we don’t always feel like spending a lot of time in the kitchen to put a nice dinner on the table. 297 more words

Asparagus and Shiitake Mushroom Stirfry with Sesame Seeds

This is a great meal to make on a weeknight becuase it’s so quick and easy to prepare. From start to finish (including chopping) it takes no more than 15 minutes. 125 more words

Eat Your Fruits and Veggies for Better Bone Health

The American dairy industry has done a good job of conditioning the food-buying public to believe that dairy products are the sole source of dietary calcium, a mineral that’s essential for not only strong bones but also nerve and muscle function and blood clotting. 372 more words

Bone Health

First pepper

I harvested our first sweet pepper today, a Marconi Red. We are going to use it in fajitas for dinner tonight. All of the pepper plants look good and have plenty growing on them. 138 more words

Gardening