Slow Cooker Pork Roast in Apple Cider

Sunday, October 31, 2010

It’s Sunday, and it’s also Halloween. In the interest of freeing up my day to spend some time on task (I’m seriously going to try to clean up my studio today, or at least get a start on it), I popped the bulk of tonight’s dinner into my slow cooker this morning. I have a... »

The End of the Garden 2.0

Sunday, October 10, 2010

So it’s the end of the garden for this season, and the end of another part of my life as well. I resigned my position as executive editor at Blogcritics at the end of September. After six gratifying and mostly fun years behind the scenes,... »

The Midsummer Garden

Saturday, July 24, 2010

At long last, the yellow squash seems to be coming to an end. I don’t know if this is part of the normal squash life cycle or if the plants are being bothered by something, but in any case we’ve had enough yellow squash... »

Steamed Mussels

Saturday, July 10, 2010

Yesterday we were pondering what we might like to eat over the weekend, and Jim requested steamed mussels for this evening, one of his favorite dishes. I love them too, not just because they’re good and constitute an absolutely minimalist meal, but because they’re... »

Fourth of July Garden Update

Monday, July 5, 2010

I’ve not been particularly good about updating, not for a lack of things to write about, unfortunately. Finding the time has been a challenge, so here’s to a little writerly discipline. In spite of today’s rather extreme heat, I spent some time working in the... »

A Week Away From the Garden

Sunday, June 20, 2010

We returned yesterday from our annual jaunt out to Martha’s Vineyard. Although we were only gone for a week, a week of warm temps and sunshine can really bring about big changes in a garden, and I was anxious to check out the herbs... »