Monday, September 29, 2014

The Easiest Tomato Sauce You'll Ever Make



*I originally published this post in the fall of 2013, but I bumped it up so no one would miss it!*

It seems I always turn to this method because it is such a tasty and SIMPLE way to preserve tomatoes. Very little mess, no peeling tomatoes, and you'll use the sauce for so many things.

Sunday, September 28, 2014

Must. Find. Apples.



This is it, all that is left from last year's applesauce making. I'm actually impressed we have three whole quarts left (one of which I broke into yesterday), because we tend to eat a lot of applesauce, whether plain, baked into recipes, or

Saturday, September 27, 2014

Monday, September 22, 2014

Potato Towers-The Harvest


Our tiny harvest. Those left in the container had been chewed up
by some little critter before we dug them up.
The critter certainly appreciated our potato growing efforts.

Thursday, September 11, 2014

Forager's Find: Cornelian Cherry



The end of August brought with it a thrilling discovery, one that has been under my nose (or above my head, if we are being literal) for years.

Thursday, September 4, 2014

Monday, September 1, 2014

When Life Mows it Down


The vacant house down the block became a source of wonder for us this summer. While other neighbors shook their heads with mild annoyance, we watched the

Monday, August 18, 2014

Invisible Zucchini Tuna Salad


If you garden--or if someone who loves you, likes you, or barely knows you gardens--then you probably have one of these sitting on your counter right about now. Or four of them. The infamous gargantuan zucchini that has grown past its prime.