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Check It Out: Craftsy’s Complete Knife Skills Course

Check It Out: Craftsy’s Complete Knife Skills Course

My new favorite website is Craftsy, an online education site for crafters, cooks, bakers, woodworkers and gardeners who want to learn or improve their skills. The classes are categorized by type of craft/activity and by level of experience required (beginner, intermediate, advanced). A few of my favorite things about […]

Harvest

Harvest

My little container garden is now producing fruits, veggies and tons of herbs! I’ve been waiting for it to give me something to eat, and it is! My tomatillo, jalapeno, and thai purple eggplant plants are still trying to produce (i.e. have blossoms), and I’m […]

Blueberry Pecan Pancakes

Blueberry Pecan Pancakes

This morning I woke up and I wanted pancakes. Not just plain old pancakes — blueberry pecan pancakes. I absolutely love blueberries, but I must confess that I’ve never made blueberry pancakes from scratch. Really no pancakes from scratch. Ever. No, really. Today, I finally made my first […]

Project 365: Misty Blue

Project 365: Misty Blue

Limonium Blue aka Misty Blue

Container Gardening Update: Lettuce, Tomatoes, Basil & More

Container Gardening Update: Lettuce, Tomatoes, Basil & More

Container gardening is an activity that I really enjoy. What I enjoy most is my wild attempt to try to grow as much as I can in a small space. Let me tell you, it’s amazing what you can grown in a 3 x 6 space and […]

Green Tomatoes on the Vine

Green Tomatoes on the Vine

I love the photo of this cluster of tomatoes that are growing quickly in my garden.

Container Gardening

Container Gardening

Last weekend, I got my container garden planted with flowers, veggies, and herbs and they are growing nicely. I plan to include some posts about my gardening adventures soon, but here’s a sneak peak of what’s going on in my garden so far.

Strawberry Galette

Strawberry Galette

Spring is here, and markets and gardens will soon be filled with fruit, vegetables and herbs in hues of red, orange, purple, green and yellow. I am excited for the growth to begin this spring, especially what’s to come in my little container garden. This year I’m […]

Great Debates: Is a Hot Dog a Sandwich?

Great Debates: Is a Hot Dog a Sandwich?

I wouldn’t go so far as to actually call a hot dog on a bun  a “hot dog sandwich”, sort of like I won’t call a hoagie a “hoagie sandwich”, a Philly cheesesteak a “Philly cheesesteak sandwich”, or a cheeseburger a “cheeseburger sandwich”. But, come […]