A ONE MORNING HARVEST
OMG we are drowning in tomatoes! This is one morning and we are getting that much again in the evening.
Do you feel sorry for me? I sincerely, hope not! We have great food and our neighbors and friends love us since we keep giving tomatoes away.
Last year, our first year in this very harsh environment, we had lots of tomato troubles: diseases, fungi and pests . Because we got here in May, we rushed to get the garden in. Unfortunately, we did not do a good job of tracking which varieties were the best producers, the most disease resistant or the best tasting. (more…)
Planting a garden is a small act in creating a long term plan. You plant seeds, water, watch and wait. And then one day you see a little shoot of green poking up the dirt. This is my very favorite part or gardening!
The miracle of life and growth always makes me happy! I walk around with a big grin on my face all day. There is nothing like a little miracle to remind me how wonderful life is and how grateful I am just to be alive. (more…)
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Brown rice is probably our most flexible staple. We use it as breakfast cereal, for specialty rice dishes (like Spanish Rice), salads or a quick add to bean based meals for an extra protein boost.
At the end of every week we gather up any veggies we can find laying around, nuts and even beans. We throw them in a pan and add rice for a quick, thrifty meal. The trick is adding a good mix of herbs and mirepoix to give it great flavor without resorting to too much salt or soy sauce. (more…)
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