Posted in June 2012

Pizza Friday

Pizza Friday

Typically, if there is a severe weather alert, I run for the basement, barricade my children in the storm room, cover us up with blankets and pillows, put bike helmets on everyone, and wait out the storm.  Tonight however, I put the Thundershirt© on Feebee (YES! It really works!) and rolled with the storm.  Andrew … Continue reading

Grilled Vegetarian Pizza

Grilled Vegetarian Pizza

It’s that wonderful time again!  It’s time for farmer’s markets and grilling and veggies fresh from the garden.    Last week I saw a recipe in Vegetarian Times magazine for Farmer’s Market Pizza that stopped me in my tracks.  I wasn’t able to think of eating anything else.  But our peppers aren’t ready, apparently no one … Continue reading

Garlic Scapes – Who Knew?

Garlic Scapes – Who Knew?

Well, those who grow garlic, that’s who knew.  And also chefs.  And peasants from one hundred years ago.  And garlic farmers, homesteaders, foodies…everyone except me apparently.  My friend Katie was here a couple of weeks ago, and while checking out my garlic patch, she spotted the scapes.  I’d noticed them before, but didn’t think anything … Continue reading

I’m Viral – Watch Yourself

I’m Viral – Watch Yourself

You may have heard of a certain virus going around.  It affects mainly gardeners, serious gardeners.  The virus, almost parasitic in behavior, gets into your brain, changes your circuitry, and actually sends you out in search of the plant.  Or plants.  Because there are 10,000 or more varieties of them, new ones appearing every year. … Continue reading