I added a tab for some of my favorite recipes. The first two, gazpacho and marinated cucumbers, are adapted from Judy Gorman's Vegetable Cookbook. I don't know if it is still in print—my copy is a first edition from 1986—but if you can find a copy, grab it. A wide selection of vegetables are included alphabetically,... Continue Reading →

Chickens and cooking (not cooking chickens)

The chickens have gotten so big; it is almost hard to imagine that just four months ago they were soft, tiny, fuzzy creatures that were sent via USPS in a box from Iowa. In another month they will start laying eggs (hopefully!). Chickens love to eat—bugs, worms, grass, and almost anything you bring them; they... Continue Reading →

August in the garden

When we planned our garden gate, we wanted the rods to be spaced far enough apart for Rebecca to get through, but not wide enough for a dog’s head to get stuck. What we didn’t account for was chickens. The new iron gate is attached to a wooden fence, encircling the garden. We have a... Continue Reading →

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