Monthly Archives: July 2011

Weekend Review

Two beautiful cabbages ready for this weeks menu!  This is possibly the cutest vegetable I have ever seen!!  Mexican Sour Gherkin Cucumber. It should get about the size of a thumb nail when full grown. (Baker Creek Heirloom Seeds).   Reminds … Continue reading

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An analogy, of sorts

I have roosters. A bunch of roosters. Near the end of winter, I started up a teeny, tiny micro hatchery (me, 2 styrofoam incubators and about 90 eggs at a time; MICRO).  I have some really nice laying hens and … Continue reading

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Almost Sugar Free Jam for the Total Scaredy Cat Newbie

Yup. That’s me. A huge scaredy cat newbie when it comes to canning. I did it last year, but was sweating bullets the whole time, worried that I would burn myself beyond recognition, make a shitty tasting product, or, worse … Continue reading

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A Little Sunday Morning Religion

I think about luck a lot. Every day, really. I am in awe of and inspired by luck in the same way I am blown away by birth and growth and the whole cycle constantly going on around us. Luck … Continue reading

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