Anyone who has a fruiting fig tree will confirm that they can be overwhelmingly abundant. Not too many people mind this problem.Continue reading Fig Upside Down Cake
So I may be a little late to this party, but I guess the old saying “better late than never” still holds true. At least it has for me.
I once read that if you plant an apple tree, you’ll be growing apples for the whole neighborhood. I’m beginning to understand what that person meant.
It is ironic that buckwheat is considered to be a healthy food and yet my first instinct is to use it to make pancakes.
Frittatas are kind of like the casseroles of the egg dish world. They are a great way to throw a bunch of odds and ends together and call it a meal.
Several days ago I gave the Old Man and the Medium Boy the task of putting in a new pond liner for our back yard. It’s hard work. I fed them these empanadas as payment.
I live in California’s raisin country. If one drives out of town during the hot, dry days at the end of summer, row after row of grapes drying on mats can be seen in between the long stretches of grape vines. I guess you could say I know where my food comes from!
At some point someone stole muffins and turned them into greasy, gut-bomb, cupcakes-in-disguise. It’s time to steal them back. You’re welcome.
There’s a scene in one of the Peter Rabbit stories where a sneaky fox tricks a silly duck to bring him a variety of herbs. What the duck doesn’t realize is that he intends to cook her eggs with those herbs!