I’ve been accused of witchcraft with these cookies. A co-worker shouted that one out into his first bite. While I certainly can’t lay claim to this cookie and don’t know the origins of the recipe (anyone knows, you can let me know), I do know that my cousin shared this one year, and I’m not… Read More Truly magical molasses cookies- the secret ingredient for your ginger snaps!
Mustard greens is a term that covers a wide variety of Asian and salad greens that fall into the Brassica family. The great thing about them is that, like most salad greens, they tend to like cooler weather, more moisture, and don’t actually like a lot of heat. Which makes them ideal for fall and… Read More Mizuna-King of Low-light Winter Greens!
This is a blog post I’ve been wanting to write for a while. If, like me, you feel that child-like magic when you get to close yourself in the kitchen with a mortar and pestle, a bunch of herbs and essential oils, bees wax, and other magical ingredients, and just create, this post is for… Read More How to Create Your Own Spa Products Products for Home or Gifts
If you’ve hit the end of the season and are wondering what to do with all the green tomatoes your garden is still handing out, I hope this helps you! This is the easiest tip ever. Take all your unblemished tomatoes and put them in a cool, dark place, spread out on newspaper. Leave a… Read More How to Store Your Green Tomatoes!
Growing Garlic this Fall Garlic is one of the most loved/hated herbs on the planet. It is used in just about every cuisine on the planet. Flavorful and aromatic, it also touts a lot of health benefits too. Growing it is not as complicated as you might think, although to do it right will take… Read More Are You Planting Garlic this Fall?
If you’ve ever had a sudden invasion of aphids or some other garden pest that is decimating your hard worked garden, this might help you. We all want wildlife in our gardens. Yes, we do. Most people, with any interest in the environment and creating a healthy garden, have at least an idea about having… Read More How to deal with garden pests before they eat your food.
What Types of Tomatoes to Grow in a Short Growing Season These posts may contain affiliate links which means I earn a small commission from the company if you purchase the product. This does not change the cost to you in any way. Thank you for supporting this blog! Tomatoes are hands down, one of… Read More What Types of Tomatoes to Grow in a Short Growing Season
Tips for Less Weeding & Watering in Your Garden! This blog may contain affiliate posts, which means that I earn a small commission from the company if you purchase their product. This does not change the cost to you in any way. Thank you for supporting this blog! Love your garden but tired of all… Read More Tips for Less Weeding & Watering in Your Garden!
Parsley Green Soup for Cold Winter Days Growing up, my dad had an awesome recipe from his Belgian mother that makes use of all that parsley in the garden. A few leeks and potatoes too. It’s a very simple soup, known to the Belgians as ‘green soup’. This was a soup that was, and maybe still… Read More Green Parsley Soup: Good for what ails you!
A winter garden for healthy food! Most of us think of fall as the time the garden is finished. And for many things, that is true. However, there are also quite a few greens and veggies that will grow through the cooler weather, and indeed thrive in the wetter, chillier days, than through the hot.… Read More 10 Vegetables to Plant & Grow for Fall & Winter