Rhubarb always looks so wild and lush, like an amazing jungle plant, with it’s enormous leaves and ruby red stalks. Yet, it is really a very hardy plant that grows well in a large range of climates. I love growing rhubarb and being able to harvest it. It has more uses than just pie, even […]Read More Rhubarb…Jungle Plant?
Yesterday, after work, I made a strawberry rhubarb pie with star cutouts for the top crust. The cooked version was not nearly as pretty as the raw version. The rhubarb is freshly harvested from my garden and the strawberries are from Costco. I like using cardamom, as well as cinnamon and a little bit of […]Read More Strawberry and Rhubarb Pie Pictures
May 15, 2020 Yesterday, as I took the dogs around the front yard, I discovered my mid-size purple and white Irises had started blooming, as well as my poppies.Read More Iris and Poppy Blooming
May 12, 2020 Spring is here! At lunch, I took a walk around the yard with my iPad, and took several pictures of flowers, buds, and new leaves. I just hope we don’t get any snow now!Read More Around the Yard
I have been craving the food my grandmother used to make. I dreamed about making chicken and dumplings with her a few nights ago. I’ve also been thinking about her fried apple pies, so this weekend I made Fried Apple Pies. In my minds eye, I can see my grandmother in one of her checked […]Read More Southern Fried Apple Pies
May 11, 2020 This weekend was time for Nox’s spring trim. We trim her in the spring, and it seems to take all summer for her wire hair to grow out for the winter. Here are some before and after pictures. Quick update on Luna, she is eating and being more active. The medicine that […]Read More Spring Trim for Nox
My favorite use of sourdough discard is making crackers.Read More Sourdough Discard Southwestern Crackers