I have never planted garlic before. I'm not entirely sure why, it seems to be an easy plant. This year I decided I would try my hand at garlic, since we use it in almost everything I cook. I have one small garden bed, about 2'x2', where I planted peas this year. I took 3 heads of garlic from my CSA share, broke up the cloves, and planted them. I didn't have any leaves … [Read more...] about planting garlic
Archives for October 2011
Have you tried them? Do you know what they are? The drink that mixes fresh greens with water and fruit to create an entirely healthy yummy fuel for your body? I first heard about green smoothies a couple years ago through Happy Foody. I was a little scared to try them. I love fruit smoothies, but something about putting spinach or kale in it, and replacing my beloved … [Read more...] about green smoothies
I am having one of those days again. It seems like they are all too common. Maybe it is because it is freezing in my house right now! OK, that is an exaggeration...it isn't that cold...but with snow in the forecast, well it isn't looking too great for my November 1st hold out! Who am I kidding, I still won't turn the heat on, but I will definitely be doing a large … [Read more...] about my brain is in a fog
I am loving the ability to link to the yarn along at small things! There are so many good book ideas and knitting projects going on! I wish I had the time to record them all with my own ideas for crafting. Unfortunately, I am still in the frenzy of Christmas knitting. Well, it isn't completely unfortunate in the fact that I love knitting for my babes, and for my family, … [Read more...] about i need two more sets of hands!
Wow, is it already the end of October? How did that happen?! I have been busy busy busy trying to get my crafting done for the holidays, just to look at the calendar today and realize that I am nowhere close to being finished! Why is it that I decide on January 1st to have a handmade holiday this year, but then am unable to really get going until 2 months before the holiday…2 … [Read more...] about end of october…already?!
A few weeks ago I talked about how I was reading through Wild Fermentation and how I had started my first two batches of fermenting foods. The first was kimchi. It came out seriously delicious. I didn't really have everything that I needed to put in a normal kimchi, so I kind of fudged it a little with the veggies, but it still worked amazingly. The only thing I will … [Read more...] about fruit scrap vinegar