My Garden

My Garden

Audrey Hepburn said, “to plant a garden is to have hope for tomorrow.”  Others argue that gardening is an act of defiance towards the forces that control our current food chain.  I have been told that I have lots of hope, and enjoy being defiant.  I guess...
Toolbox : Herbs & Spices

Toolbox : Herbs & Spices

What gives life and distinction to every meal you’ve eaten, as well as every culture? You guessed it…herbs and spices…aroma and earth. All herbs are aromatic, filling your garden, kitchen, and pantry with heavenly aromas. They consist of the leafy...
Life and death… but mostly life

Life and death… but mostly life

Last week I was able to celebrate, and cook for, my cousin’s joyous matrimony.  The escalation of excitement and anticipation to an event like this is such a marvelous feeling.  I was honored by being asked to help prep food.  I loved planning how I was going to make...