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February 28, 2012


Today was a busy and exciting day in the realm of food and gardening.  Tonight, after work and a quick stop at the gym, my husband and I enjoyed a very tasty homemade dinner.  We had raw vegetable soup and grilled cheese sandwiches on homemade whole wheat bread.  I don’t know what it is about […]

Avocado & Black Bean Burger

February 21, 2012


Earlier this month I came across this post at valeriepassonno and started craving homemade veggie burgers.  Today I could stand it no longer and decided to put my own spin on her recipe.  This is what I came up with: Burger Mix 1 cup cooked short grain brown rice 1 15oz can black beans (rinsed […]

Seed Catalogs

February 18, 2012


I love seed catalogs.  I loved them when I was a kid and my parents got to do all the ordering, and I love them even more now that I get to pick everything out myself.  In years past I have simply chosen from whichever organic seed company happened to have a distributer in my […]

Can Organic Keep You Healthy?

February 9, 2012


Disclaimer: I’m not a doctor.  The opinions expressed below are purely my own and do not constitute medical advice of any kind.  Thank you. In the post Can Organic Heal the Earth, we discussed conventional and organic farming methods and their effects on the health of the larger environment. In this post, I’d like to […]


February 6, 2012


Cookbooks can be a wonderful resource and a great diversion.  When a new one arrives in my house, I often sit down and read the whole thing through like a novel.  Some of these books never come off the shelf again, as I rarely use recipes.  Other books are like old friends, getting pulled out […]