Apple Cranberry Compote 

My dreams have been so vivid lately, it is getting harder and harder to tell the difference between dreams and reality. I am not sure if it is the excessive stress I have been under or what, but it is starting to confuse me sometimes! Last night I had a dream that I made AppleContinue reading “Apple Cranberry Compote “

Pretty Like a Flower, Tasty Like Food

In my opinion, if you plant something in your garden, ideally, you should be able to eat it. Gardening takes water, valuable time and money to grow, so you minus well reap the rewards! There are so many beautiful herbs and vegetables that have flowers and look just like other perennials you can spend hundredsContinue reading “Pretty Like a Flower, Tasty Like Food”

Little Stems That Suck! Removing Suckers From Tomato Plants

Tomatoes fresh out of the garden are definitely on the top of my food chain! Juicy, red and delicious with a splash of balsamic vinegar, salt and pepper (insert drooling noises here!)  Growing healthy tomatoes is not rocket science, but yielding tons of fruit requires a few tricks of the trade (did you know tomatoesContinue reading “Little Stems That Suck! Removing Suckers From Tomato Plants”

Holy Rhubarb 

I love me some rhubarb. Check out my recipes page for yummy spiced rhubarb jam! I recently moved my Rhubarb from one part of my yard to another because it was starting to get holes from pests. The stalks were perfectly fine, but the leaves were showing some major damage.  Pests are not typically aContinue reading “Holy Rhubarb “

Looking for Fresh Gluten Free Desserts

I have been having trouble with the word “dessert” lately. The word is so tightly wound to wheat products, it is hard to see past the doughs and batters.  Pies, cakes, pastries, cookies, muffins, and cupcakes are all a staple in dessert world, and it makes you realize how much we all now rely onContinue reading “Looking for Fresh Gluten Free Desserts”

Kitchen Composting

Healthy plants come from healthy soil! We are lucky enough to have a compost pit behind our garage where we dump grass clippings, leaves, etc and we try to dig it up ever year to add to our veggie gardens.  One of the things I have had issues with was composting all of our kitchenContinue reading “Kitchen Composting”