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Fruits & Veggies, Gardening

Bed Preparation

I’m a very tidy person.  I don’t like knick-knacks, clutter or unopened mail.  Gardening offers me the opportunity to welcome a little bit of chaos into my life.  I allow the wild nature of the garden to help me be flexible and let go of (a little bit of) control. […]

Fruits & Veggies, Gardening, Seasonal

2019 Garden Plan

It’s finally springtime!  I’m so relieved and so excited about the growing season ahead. In the winter, I feel like a little seed buried in the heavy soil, sitting in the dark alone, waiting for warmth and light.  It’s hard to be motivated to do very much except hibernate.  My […]

Salads

Winter Veggie Salad

When the weather gets cold I start craving potatoes and pasta and all the heavy comfort foods.  With Thanksgiving just around the corner it’s time to buckle down and be intentional about eating fresh, raw food.  It’s so much easier in the summer when veggies are in abundance and I […]

Grains

Creamy Polenta with Garden Veggies

Summer is in full swing now.  I have two or three new zucchini and yellow squash ready to harvest every other day.  My kale is PACKED in its bed under the netting.  We’ve been enjoying delightful, crisp, fresh turnips and juicy, white ribs of bok choy for a couple of […]

Grains

Spring Asparagus Socca

We visited the south of France in 2016 and stayed in Nice for about a week.  It was our second visit to Nice and we fell in love with the city all over again.  It’s large enough to offer the best in dining, shopping and art but has a small […]