Things are thinning out in my container garden–my lettuce, cherry tomatoes, first growth of rosemary, lemon thyme, and potatoes have now been harvested. Containers that have become waterlogged due to the excessive rain we’ve had in these parts have been drained, emptied and stored away until next year. I have replaced some with a couple … More My Container Garden at 10 Weeks!
Typical summer meal–homegrown and/or local– total cost per meal- $1.22, two good-sized adult meals, or food for three! We eat three or four vegetables with every meal. This meal also included baked chicken and fish. I’ve started making homemade tartar sauce by cutting up a dill pickle in tiny pieces and adding it to our … More Hello July!
For my family, good food means organic food. Sourcing it has been a real challenge. Now that our CSA is done and the Dane County Farmer’s Market will move to the inside markets the challenge begins. We have been working on sourcing our organic diet for years. Initially we had to order the quantity of … More Sourcing organic whole foods
Summer fun is soon coming to an end and I was reminded of one of the things I truly love about fall-homemade hot cocoa. Spring for me is like a promise, a promise of things to come. When summer comes along there is the hopes for this and the hopes for that. All too soon the … More Chocolate