Awesomesauce.

    Well, our heirloom tomatoes are bumper right now, so the obvious thing to do is make sauce with everything from the garden. First we collected a whole bunch of these guys, and some of the garlic that’s been drying in the barn. And some of the onions. So much crying in the kitchen […]

Food and drink

Too long since the last post, but I’ve been busy jammin’ and infusin’ and all sorts of things. First of all, Aaron came and visited, and is now sitting next to me on our Porch of Wi-Fi. We’ve been doing a lot of reading (Ender’s Game [him], The Poisonwood Bible [me]) and eating our faces […]

Baking, death, etcetera

Today marks a week that I’ve been here– and I still can’t believe that much time has passed. I’ve been busy gardening, writing, reading, baking, attempting to cook, etc. First, a sad story to get it out of the way: yesterday the cows were crying and crying, and I asked Kim what was the matter, […]

Mini-lesson on green, waxy vegetables

Today: in which I learn the difference between a cucumber and a squash. I woke up this morning and it was pouring rain, so I put on my raincoat and my wellies (secret: my wellies are just rainboots. Rainboots from Target. But here, we pretend they’re wellies.) I don’t know how dirty I was expecting […]