Month: July 2013

Plant Shopping and Society Garlic

Last Thursday, I took a short road trip with Marlena to Sauvie Island to go plant shopping.  First, we stopped at the Blue Heron Herbary that boasts over 100 different […]

Quick and Easy Berry Buttermilk Cake

My favorite summertime cake is the Raspberry Buttermilk Cake recipe that I found four years ago in the June edition of Gourmet Magazine.  It’s fun and easy to bake with […]

New Raised Beds

When it comes to growing edibles, I'm a greedy gardener.  I'm always looking for more space to grow new plants.  So, we rented a sod cutter, tore out more sod, […]

Pass the Potatoes and Lobster

 On Friday, I pretended that I was Ina Garten and splurged on two lobsters and made a batch of her Lobster and Potato Salad.  I did my best to be […]

Pass the Herb Butter

Herb butter is one of my favorite secret ingredients to keep tucked in the freezer.  I simply cut a slice off of it and add it to whatever I’m cooking […]

Pineapple Mint Wine Spritzer with Raspberries

Pineapple mint may have world domination issues, but I don't mind.  It's ruffled variegated edges are lovely to look at and I love to add it to iced tea and cocktails. […]

My Victory Garden

This is my curbside vegetable garden. I call it The Victory Garden. I planted it here because this is the only place in my yard that (barely) receives six full hours […]

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