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Egg Foo Young

Egg Foo Young is a quick and easy vegetarian/pescetarian dinner. We sprout our own mung beans and that takes several days, but otherwise, this doesn’t take much planning. I whisk  two eggs per person, and add vegetables until it looks like there is the same mount of veggies as eggs. …

My Backyard Cluck-Clucks

The latest in my gardening adventures was the idea to get a few backyard chickens. Originally, I thought I’d keep them in the garden. I knew they made fabulous fertilizer, would eat all the bugs (we were counting on black widows and hobos especially) and all their scratching is supposed …

SSSSalsa!

According to Seinfeld people only eat salsa because the like to say “SSSSalsa!” But I remember the first time I had fresh salsa as a teenager, I abandoned the chip and used a spoon. We also love variations on the traditional tomato salsa. My grandfather in California gave us peaches …

Raspberries

Lifting a branch and finding spots of edible color is one of my favorite things. It makes the work worthwhile when I can bring in a bowl of raspberries for breakfast. Or eat a tomato that is still warmed from the sun. Nothing tastes like minute-old fruit! Of course my …

The Garden

I promised a few pictures of my garden, though it seems to change weekly this time of the year. I am not sure how many square feet my garden is, but my hobby seems to grow like my hops vines. (lots) We doubled our raised beds this year. For our …

Newness

I love the feeling of January. Sometimes it is just relief that the holidays are over but there is something exciting about anticipation. It is the same as the feeling you get if you rise early, well rested of course, before obligations and the rest of your family. It is …