Category Archives: From the Garden
One of my February vacation adventures with my son was a trip to the farm. I had a lovely visit with the three lovely ladies who live there, and we shared a delicious lunch together!
I found a recipe for chocolate beet cake a while back on the Summit Springs Farm recipe page, and have been meaning to try it out. On my last trip to Axis Natural Foods, I saw Summit Springs Farm beets … Continue reading
Our friend Robin, of Streaked Mountain Herbs and Crafts, made a delicious batch of raspberry maple syrup this year which she shared with us this holiday season. I was impressed with the depth of maple and raspberry flavors, and surprised … Continue reading
I started baby-sitting at the age of twelve or thirteen when one of my neighbors asked if I would like to watch her children for a couple of hours one day. It was at my neighbor’s house that I was … Continue reading
This casserole is a quick and easy way to make use of a large zucchini. Simply dice the zucchini and one medium onion and place in a large bowl. Stir in one can of cream of mushroom soup, then alternate … Continue reading
It has been nearly a month since my visit to the farm, and I have finally made use of the Sweet Mama squash I was given upon my departure.
A few weeks ago I bought some blue corn meal at Square Roots Natural Foods. Tonight I finally used some of it to make a healthier version of fried green tomatoes by dipping the sliced green tomatoes in egg, then … Continue reading
A couple of weeks ago I found myself with a surplus of tomatoes and was concerned that if I didn’t use them or preserve them quickly they would spoil. It all started when, at school, one of my students brought … Continue reading
There’s something about farm life that really makes me feel at home and connected to the land. I’ve never lived on a farm. I’ve never had a garden that produced more than the occasional small side dish or salad. I’m … Continue reading