Food

Sep 05, 2011
When we lost Aurora, I stopped watering the garden and for sixteen days my vegetable garden burned in the sun.  I thought about it a time or two, but then I turned away.  I didn’t want to nurture a bunch of →MORE...

Aug 02, 2011
It started with the zucchini.  One green zucchini and one yellow zucchini sitting on my counter, to be more precise.  I e-mailed my friend, who loves to cook, for help.  She suggested vegetable tian. The first time that I had vegetable →MORE...

Jul 29, 2011
As a testament to the fact that I have never before grown squash, I planted the vast majority of my squash plants (no idea what type of squash - they came in a mixed seed packet) within a foot of a →MORE...

Donald has a small fraction of Cherokee in him on both sides of the family.  He has exactly zero cultural ties with the Cherokee nation, but I bought a few different Cherokee crop seeds anyway.  I thought it might be fun →MORE...

Jul 19, 2011
Last night, I knocked on my neighbor’s door.  I’m sorry to bother you, I said, but I forgot to pick up a tomato at the farmer’s market.  I was wondering if I might be able to trade you a few lemons →MORE...