I don't know about you, but I comforted myself with yummy, hearty food during the cold, snowy winter. Now, I'm looking for lighter fare--but dishes that taste really good, too. These two soups are delicious, satisfying and easy on the waistline!
These sweet little flowers are the first to bloom in my garden--and in a few short years, they have formed delightful colonies all over my garden. Crocus may just be one of the most overlooked, inexpensive, carefree answers to everyone's spring fever. Click here to read more
If you love tender, sweet greens, eggs meat and cheese fresh from local farms and baked goods that are sometimes even better than what we can make at home you must--must--shop at the Newton Winter Farmers Market on Saturdays. Yes, you will spend a little more buying these fabulous goods, but it is so very worth it.
For one thing, the eggs, greens, cheeses, cookies, scones, stuffed breads, honey and jams are the finest quality. They come from this region--and are grown and produced by hardworking neighbors whose labors support our local economies. Did you know:
...Margaret Roach has written a wonderful book for gardeners!
“The garden's lessons are smart and scientific, but also sensual and spiritual; practical but also philosophical. It's what I call horticultural how-to and "woo-woo" and the "woo-woo" is really the best part of the harvest.” Margaret Roach
It was 8 degrees this morning at our house...so what immediately comes to my mind? Hot chocolate--not hot cocoa--but realio, trulio hot drinking chocolate. Click here to read more (and, yes, i've been playing with those "drawing apps"...i think this one is recognizable...)