Category Archives: Eating Well

Be Careful What You Wish For

Last year my tomatoes got a blight in early August.  We got a few, but not enough to freeze for the winter.  Shortly after that, the basil caught the blight and my “pesto all winter”  fantasy faded.  So this year I planted extra … Continue reading

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Zucchini!

It has been hazy, hot and humid for the last few days.  Not atypical weather for July in New England, but not my favorite weather .   But apparently zucchini loves it.  It has gotten a bit out of control.   It … Continue reading

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The Harvest Continues…

We had a lovely June this year and the cool weather plants all did well.  We have been feasting on huge heads of broccoli, sweet tender lettuce, delicious peas, and bountiful kale, chard and spinach. But July turned hot.  The spinach bolted as did … Continue reading

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Garlic Scape Pesto

We have had severe thunderstorm warnings all day today.  It rained on and off and in-between it was hot and humid…with sudden gusts of wind and occasional thunder.   So my plans for spreading new straw in some of the beds were … Continue reading

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Almond Milk

Today I decided to make almond milk.  I have been drinking soy milk and it is fine, but I have been hearing so much about how good almond milk is I wanted to try it.  It is remarkably simple. You … Continue reading

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Winter Settles In

Winter has settled in.  It has been cold for days…weeks?  It feels like months.  It is a time for inside projects.  After taking down the holiday decorations, I went and got some primroses.I always fill the house with primroses in … Continue reading

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Potato Harvest

Last year the deer ate my potato plants.  I have since been told that potatoes are part of the nightshade family and are toxic.  So deer shouldn’t have eaten them.  All I know is the plants were there, healthy and happy one day … Continue reading

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