Category Archives: Food

Fermented pickles

I can ferment sauerkraut with my eyes closed, but I have had a hard time with fermented pickles in the past (didn’t turn out well) … I just keep trying. Instead of using whole pickling cucumbers I decided to try … Continue reading

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Sunday Photos: Fresh onions

We have a few neighbors and friends that like to garden. One of them brought us some fresh onions the other day. They were beautiful. A wonderful treat. What treat are you enjoying from your garden or local farmer’s market? … Continue reading

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Quail Egg Omelet

On Sunday I posted a photo of the quail eggs that I brought home from a recent barter. They are so tiny and so beautiful. Each quail has its own distinct patter on the eggs that she lays – like … Continue reading

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Sunday Photos: Quail eggs

Quail Eggs… so tiny…. so beautiful Quail egg omelet coming right up! Sincerely, Emily  

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Chard: do you eat the stalks?

My chard (also known as swiss chard and silverbeet) is growing great right now So, I am happily picking chard and adding into most of our meals in one way or another. Last night as I was chopping the chard … Continue reading

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Simple, quick lunch

It’s a busy time. There seems to be a lot going on and I don’t seem to be catching up on certain things, but I am getting other things done. So anytime I can make a quick meal, it really … Continue reading

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Swap and Barter without money (Feb 2014)

Playing catch-up on my swap posts. This one is from Feb 2014. This was another great swap. Lots of people, lots of fun things to barter for. I came home with: Goose eggs Carrots Sweet potatoes non-GMO seed packets homemade … Continue reading

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Goat Cheese – Thyme – Caramelized Onion Crostini Canape

I have been a member in a Culinary group for the past 2+ years and it has been a lot of fun. We get together once a month and have herb-themed culinary meetings. Our group has been full and there … Continue reading

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Growing tomatillos (and the troubles I have had)

Tomatillos was on my list of things to start from seed earlier this spring, but with my life taking a turn in another direction, I never got around to starting any seeds, let alone the tomatillos. At the Swap I … Continue reading

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Distracted while grilling

This past summer, I was outside grilling some eggplant for dinner. I wait until the last part of the day with the sun is on the other side of the house and the temperatures are dropping a bit. It was … Continue reading

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