Grow This, Cook That

As is my tradition, I am overrun with zucchini and yellow squash in my garden. A lot goes to the grill – along with this local corn and onion I picked up at the farmer’s market. With my family’s crazy schedule, simply having a lot of components for...

The Six Dollar Tomato

For almost half my life I have been going out to the Hampton’s for my summer vacation.  First, renting houses with twenty of my closest “friends” and now with my own family. For better or for worse I have successfully gotten my kids hooked on the...

It All Came From My Garden

Nature is funny and inconsistent.  Last summer I had more honey from my bees that I knew what to do with.  It was a bonanza to the point that my kids and I set up a stand on the street and we made a good amount of money. Same with my garden. It was lush and prosperous...

Cucumber Watermelon Agua Fresca

It has hot as the blazes outside today. A steamy, humid 90 degrees.  Hydration is in order. I am first to admit that I do not love to drink plain water and I am not very consistent with it if it is sitting all lonely in a bottle or glass.  It is why I usually add in...

Too Much Of A Good Thing

The other week I posted a rant about my garden because I realized that the majority of my plants were not growing as they should be.  I have been nurturing the art of growing and eating my own food for some time but admittedly did not so much consider the science...

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