Monthly Archives: August 2012

Post 2 of “Experiment – Salted Green Currant Tomato “Capers””

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A week has passed since post 1 of the experiment and today was the first re-salting day. They’ve definitely shrunk (not surprising) and many have ripened somewhat (should not have been surprising). Much of the grey sea salt had dissolved … Continue reading

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Part 2 of Behold the Melon

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Post by Erinn I have been coveting my single surviving melon for several weeks, visiting it daily and providing periodic sprinklings of hen manure in the surrounding area to dissuade the creatures from doing a dine and dash. Sometimes in … Continue reading

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The Great Glut of Pattypan Squash Family Challenge

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Post By: Andrew Buxton Every budding gardener has tried growing zucchini. Reputation has it that zucchini is the easiest and most forgiving vegetable to grow if you are not too sure of your gardening abilities. I have in the past … Continue reading

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Tomato-porn

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Today’s tomato harvest… Can’t complain! We never get tired of tomatoes!

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Beauty of the Rosa Bianca Eggplant

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“Nature is painting for us, day after day, pictures of infinite beauty.” – John Ruskin (1819-1900)

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Experiment – Salted Green Currant Tomato “Capers”

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I harvested a large bowl of currant tomatoes this morning before the sun rose over the cedars (it’s hot again here). There was a small jar measure of green ones leftover that I’ve packed in grey sea salt and popped … Continue reading

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DIY Soy Milk

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It was only a few years ago that I truly started to love tofu when we discovered Wildwood brand (husband is a vegetarian). It has a lovely soft silky eggy texture that I hadn’t found before, the others were often … Continue reading

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