Category: food

Little Marvel Peas!

It looks like I might be getting my first batch of Little Marvel Dwarf Peas. It’s the first time I have attempted to grow peas and I was a little worried when we got so much late season rain last month. They appear to be […]

The Omnivore’s Hundred

The folks at Very Good Taste food blog has a challenge for all of us called the Omnivore’s Hundred. Growing up in a large family most of our meals consisted of a variety of canned and frozen foods. I do have my dad to thank […]

Tomatoes and Basil

Here are my latest tomatoes, it’s the first of the Purple Cherokee from the seeds given to me by my fellow gardner at Seeded. I tried my first one last night it was divine. The plant itself has been growing great and has lots of […]

Give Chard a Chance

As I had previously mentioned my first experience with Chard was not a good one. It was so bitter I caught myself wiping my tongue afterwards. While I got lovely suggestions from some fellow bloggers I was still hesitant to try it again. It’s just […]

Homemade Salsa

Last Saturday, I ventured out into the backyard and found that several of plants were ready for a mini-harvest. I was able to combine my previously harvested garlic and Walla Walla Onion and combine it with my new tomatoes and jalapeno. About half of my […]

Sick, Sick, Sick

Last week my coworker kept randomly listing symptoms she was suffering from and then asking me if she had allergies or a cold. Well, as of Friday I can say without a doubt she had a cold and unfortunately I caught it. I spent the […]

Sunday Night Dinners Pasta Carbonara

Last Sunday night, the wind picked up and it began to rain heavily. My boyfriend and I were racking our brains for a nice rich dinner for a cold night. We found a recipe from The Paupered Chef which was adapted from the book Rustic […]

Yummy Left Overs

There are very few foods that I look forward to eating as left overs. Sure I’ll reheat my left over Chinese food and pizza but they just do not taste the same the next day. They just lack flavors and texture. You package them into […]

Sweet Tooth

I skipped lunch today, I had too much work to do and now I am looking at all these delicious recipes on line and I desperately want to bake something. It doesn’t help that today it is rainy and cloudy which is perfect baking weather. […]

My Famous French Toast

French toast is another recipe that I have experimented with over the years. In high school my friends and I would go to this little dinner and that’s where I first had French toast on Texas Toast. Texas toast is perfect because it’s nice and […]