Dill Pickles and Pickled Jalapenos

I find it really amusing how I thought preserving food like pickling or making jam is just for “old” people and now I am obsessed with preserving my garden bounty myself. Maybe I am old now or its just a matter of maturity – which in  my case coincides –  and realizing how much energy it…

Tomato Galette

It seems like the 9 month period of mostly rainy days has begun und any garden related activities are shut down – almost shut down – my green house keeps on giving. Today I harvested as many Jalapeno Peppers as my tiny plant produced and also grabbed some more tomato’s that literally come out of…

Thanksgiving Butternut Squash Soup

Ha, finally an entry that is ahead of its time! First things first, here a quick summary for the events of the past 4 weeks that haven’t made it into the blog yet. Who would have thought that I would share a baby kitten photo so early after Xena just passed, but after days and…