Food

Jul 11, 2011
I used to joke that I had the Black Thumb of Death.  You hear stories about people who can make things grow, who take plants knocking on Death’s door and nurse them back to health, but to me these people have →MORE...

I’ve been having a lot of trouble getting my food column off the ground.  I want to talk about food industry and culture, I want to post recipes, and I want to share the successes and failures that my family encounters →MORE...

Jul 06, 2011
We harvested our first zucchini two weeks ago and have since been flooded with skinny green squash OH MY WORD those plants are prolific.  Charlotte is in love with picking and toting around zucchini, but we’re about two seconds away from →MORE...

I bought asparagus pea seeds on a whim last fall and given that Charlotte may or may not have accidentally fed the seed packet to our dogs, it is no wonder that my asparagus peas have been the slowest growing plant →MORE...

A few months ago, Donald and I decided to order hatching eggs.  We could have borrowed one of our neighbor’s roosters for a week, BUT! but we received our first hens from our neighbor and we had no idea who sired →MORE...