Monthly Archives: March 2012

Blooming right now: Palmer’s Sedum (sedum palmeri)

Genus: Sedum Comman name: Palmer’s Sedum (sedum palmeri) The genus Sedum encompasses a diverse group of succulent plants, ranging from diminutive mats to 2-foot shrubby mounds. They are most often grown for their colorful, clean foliage and ease of culture. I … Continue reading

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Week 16: Recap for the South Region

I am still impressed with the amount of cooking and blogging going on in the South Region for the Dark Days Challenge. Here we are in week 16, with just 3 weeks left to go and they are still cooking … Continue reading

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Dark Days Week 16 – Sausage with Southern-type Peas

Still cooking for the Dark Days Challenge.  I decided to dig into the freezer and pull out some the Southern-type peas (zipper peas, cow peas, crowder peas) that I have from the garden last summer. Those peas grew really well … Continue reading

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Help with the laundry

The only time I haven’t enjoyed doing laundry was in college. Sitting down in the laundry room waiting (and guarding) my clothes just wasn’t fun. Once I left the dorms I would have to go to the laundry mat and … Continue reading

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Blooming right now: Poppy (papaveraceae)

The poppy is in the genus papaver and there are over 50 species in that genus. Papaver somniferum have different many different sub-species ranging from the opium poppy to  poppy that we get edible poppy seeds to the common garden … Continue reading

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Dark Days recap over at Not Dabbling in Normal today

My recap for the South Region will be posted today over at Not Dabbling in Normal Head over to see what the South Region is cooking up this week for the Vegetarian Challenge. Sincerely, Emily

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Dark Days: Week 15 – Roasted Chicken w/Roasted Butternut Squash

Still cooking for the Dark Days Challenge.  Technically we go to the end of March, but it will take a few weeks into April to finish with the Breakfast Challenge and final recaps. This week there is no mini-challenge, just … Continue reading

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