Used for hot toddies on a cold winter night.
My first saffron flower
Fresh, homemade pasta with homegrown cherry tomatoes and sage
I had my first bean harvest of the year! It won’t be the last as there’s at least enough beans for still one more good harvest. I harvested three varieties: Alabama Black-Eyed Butter Lima, Christmas Pole Lima, and California Black-Eyed Cowpea. The crowd favorite was the Alabama Lima bean. They were so sweet and buttery… Continue reading Harvesting Beans
A repost from last week with more photos… because I’m just loving these sunflowers!
Last year, I grew one sage plant from seed. All summer and winter it stayed tiny and with each new day I feared the end of my sage had come. But it made it. It survived the hot, desert summer. It survived the colder-than-normal winter. And this spring… it has just exploded! I’ve made sage-and-gruyere-stuffed… Continue reading Sage
Last year’s parsley has flowered. It’s covered in ladybugs and other great insects. I love how it looks at the edge of the bedding so I’ve already planted another dozen parsley seedlings this spring.