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Category Archives: Putting Food By
Last Sunday, we gathered with friends in our late summer garden for some fermentation fun. My husband (and his trusty brewmaster side kick) concocted a nice autumnal nut brown ale, while I worked with some of the other littles on … Continue reading
Every November, we find ourselves with an overabundance of kale that gets hit with a hard frost and dies. It always makes me feel just sick to know all of that healthy vegetation has gone to waste and ends up … Continue reading
One thing is for sure, we have a LOT of beans coming through our kitchen door these days. So many beans in fact that there is no feasible way to eat them all. Enter “Operation Dilly Bean.” If you have … Continue reading
Local watermelon. As strange as that may sound, yes, for dinner last night we feasted on local watermelon we put by way back in early September, and let me tell you…It was delicious! After reading Animal, Vegetable, Miracle several years … Continue reading
This past Sunday, we spent the day in the warmth of our kitchen’s arms, making Italian antipasto with my husband’s grandmother. There were a lot of veggies, and even more chopping, but the best part of our afternoon was spending … Continue reading
A sure fire sign that fall is upon us is when we start to find apples popping up here and there at the farmers’ markets. Last week, we found our very favorite farming family at market with their tables loaded … Continue reading
This past weekend we opted to stay close to home because many of us in our little household of four were getting over the lovely beginning-of-the-school-year sniffles. It always seems so odd to me to have a cold in the … Continue reading
If you may have noticed in this post, or this one, or maybe this one…We are surrounded by tomatoes, tomatoes, tomatoes…Oh my! Last week we stared at the tomatoes filling every container available in our house and covering every horizontal … Continue reading
Mom (standing with hands on hips, a bit overwhelmed): What am I going to do with all of these vegetables? Five-year-old Preservation Expert: Mommy, there is a lot of stuff here. Mom (hands still on hips, a bit more overwhelmed): … Continue reading