Summer Harvest Pasta Salad with Chickpeas & Calendula

Summer Harvest is really a blanket term that kind of means “whatever you want” as long as it’s generally things that are in season and that maybe you could pick out of your garden (if you have a garden – and also if you just so happen to be growing vegetables) So for this SummerContinue reading “Summer Harvest Pasta Salad with Chickpeas & Calendula”

Making Lasagna from scratch

Lasagna is a labor of love. It can be as simple or as intricate as you like, but lasagna is always something that shows someone you care. At least I think of it that way. The first step to making the lasagna is making the sauce. I have been lucky enough to have successfully grownContinue reading “Making Lasagna from scratch”

Hoop House Update – Seed Starting

It was exactly two weeks ago that I started my hoop house experiment. I am so pleased to say that things have sprouted! Right away – I would say maybe 4 or 5 days after planting, a spinach plant sprouted right up. It took everything else a little bit longer, with the mesclun mix sproutingContinue reading “Hoop House Update – Seed Starting”

What’s sprouting in the garden

Spending more time at home means more time to appreciate things that you could easily miss. Spring time is full of special moments that go so quickly and you really only get them once a year. The sprouting in spring, of fall planted bulbs – daffodils, tulips, hyacinths – is something I always look forwardContinue reading “What’s sprouting in the garden”