Finally months of waiting, we’re starting to get eggs! I was cleaning out the goose’s hut when I found a little nest with the first egg in it, and since then we’ve gotten an egg a day from our Red Star hen. So far none of the others are laying, but she goes right in … More First Egg!
This fall I had some extra garlic cloves after making a recipe, and on a whim I put them out in the garden. I didn’t really expect them to germinate but I figured it was a start, and I could buy garlic to plant from the store later. But I was in luck! The green … More Green Sprouts in September
It starts getting a little bit melancholy when the gardening projects for the weekend all involve taking plants out. Our garden is looking pretty barren after this weekends activities, with only a couple of eggplants I hold out some remote hope for, and the pumpkin patch still intact. The last of our summer harvest was … More Putting the Garden to Bed
Another recipe for everyone this week! This was a fun one, although it used nearly all of the carrots I just harvested. I’ll have to remember to plant a larger batch next year so we can make at least a couple of carrot cakes before running out. What you’ll need: 3 cups shredded carrots 2 … More Chocolate Carrot Cake
We’ve had an abundance of corn the past few weeks, which has led to several corn based recipes. My favorite was corn fritters. I tried a few different recipes and my favorite I’ll share with you. I love how corn gives a treat like this the perfect balance of sweetness. They make a relatively light … More Tasty Corn Fritters