Monthly Archives

October 2010

  • garden lifestyle

    Kitchen Composting | Blog Feature

    Have you heard of Bonzai Aphrodite? It’s a great website about creative urban farming, delicious eating, and leading a healthy, nourishing, and conscientious lifestyle! Recently she featured my article about Kitchen Composting on her…

    October 29, 2010
  • recipes

    Colcannon | A Hearty Fall Meal

    This is a hearty potato dish from Ireland. I was watching Food Network and saw this being made in Ireland. We have an abundance of fresh potatoes form the garden and we had one…

    October 27, 2010
  • recipes

    Oregano Bread

    Ingredients • 1 packet dry yeast • 3 1/2 cups bread or unbleached white flour • 1 Tbs sugar • 1 tsp salt • 1 1/4 hot water (120-130 degrees, f.) • 3 Tbs olive…

    October 25, 2010
  • garden

    Fall Lettuce Crops | Cold Crops

    This year we planted a fall crop of lettuce and spinach. We’re hoping it makes it through these frosty October nights. You can start cold crops (peas, spinach, kale, lettuce, radishes, cabbages) in August…

    October 22, 2010
  • recipes

    Butternut Squash Soup | A Delightful Fall Meal

    Butternut Squash Soup This is one of our favorite soups! It is light but still filling! It is very easy to make and it tastes so buttery and melt-in-your-mouth! Ingredients 1 large Butternut Squash2…

    October 20, 2010
  • recipes

    Chicken Alfredo

    Chicken Alfredo is a quick and heart meal! It’s definitely not diet food but it is delicious. And it’s another meal in which you can eliminate the meat if you’d prefer. The basics to…

    October 19, 2010
  • recipes

    Chicken Soup from the Garden

    All the ingredients for this soup (besides the chicken) came from the garden! It’s so satisfying to make almost a complete meal from vegetables we grew entirely by ourselves! It turned out delicious! Instead…

    October 18, 2010
  • recipes

    Ginger Pumpkin Muffins

    These are delicious on a fall day! They are moist and dense and very pumpkin-ey! Ingredients 1 1/2 cups flour 1/2 teaspoon of salt 1 cup sugar 1 teaspoon baking soda 1 cup pumpkin…

    October 15, 2010
  • garden

    Bizzare Carrots

    Does anyone know WHY this happens to carrots? Half of our carrot bed has been plagued with this bizzare disease. They look like mutant carrots!…

    October 14, 2010
  • recipes

    Cinnamon Raisin Walnut Bread

    This delicious recipe is from our friend at A Chow Life. It’s a great breakfast bread or anytime bread! I love the toasted walnuts for a crunchy contrast to the soft raisins! Her recipe is…

    October 13, 2010