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Scarcity and Gratitude and Hope

This was a tough year for our CSA farm. The rain and heat were relentless, making it impossible to successfully bring many crops to harvest. The usual piles of squashes, eggplants, tomatoes, cucumbers, and leafy greens, that have filled vegetable drawers and freezer containers in past summers, did not appear. The pickling cucumbers gave up ...

New Year, New Focus

You’ll notice some changes around here. It is no longer possible for me to write about food in the same way I have been. There are so many reasons for that, too many to share here, and really, that’s not the point. What I can say with certainty, is that what people eat is not ...


I’d like to introduce to you…Luna.

Recipes will be forthcoming. As soon as I get some sleep. And get some real food in the house. And get some sleep.


Bye Steve.

And thanks. For all of…this.


Oh Boy Is This My New Favorite Link

I am completely in love with The Perennial Plate. Go there now. You will find Episode 68 on the Home page, but go back to the beginning by clicking on “Episodes” in the top right corner. Some of the videos do involve some butchering, so if you are maybe squeamish, you can skip them without ...


Getting Ready

The last week has been a getting-ready week. There is a pile of brand-new notebooks, pencils, pens, paper, crayons, and folders on the dining room table, awaiting the first day of school for The Boy at the STEM charter school. There is sugar, butter, flour, food coloring, and fondant in the kitchen, and chicken in ...


Random Friday Mini-Rants

1. My 18-month old stovetop is only half functional; after the failure of a tiny resistor on a circuit board (twice-the replacement board also failed 10 days after being installed), the repairman is doing some research on the problem. Haven’t heard back yet, maybe by Monday. GE Profile electric glasstop range, fyi. Can still cook ...