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Food It Yourself Garden 2015- The End

There’s a hard freeze in the forecast for Central Massachusetts. That means it’s time for the 2015 Food It Yourself garden to be dismantled. There were some triumphs and some tragedies this year.… Continue reading

Don’t Panic!

There’s a pumpkin shortage! There’s a pumpkin shortage! What will we do? Thanksgiving is ruined! Cancel autumn we may as well go right to the depths of winter! There’s no pumpkin! Okay that’s… Continue reading

I Take it Back. I Take it All Back

I’ve stated many times on this blog that I’m not going to show how to make yeast bread because you should learn in person from a friend. I take that back. I have… Continue reading

What the ?^@! happened?

When I was growing up there was this one boy in my class at school who got hives on his neck if he ate certain foods. We all felt bad for him because… Continue reading

Cndnsd

Lots of tomatoes. Not much food storage space. Problem solved by evaporation! Saute onion in a big pot with a little salt and the fat of your choice. I used bacon drippings. Don’t… Continue reading

This Post is Not About Zucchini

This started out as a rant, but quickly dissolved into something else- a ramble maybe? I edited out most of my ranting, but, I hope the ramble gets people thinking and talking. It… Continue reading

Because It’s August I’m Blogging About Zucchini

If you grew zucchini this year you are doubtless up to your eyeballs in it right now. That’s totally normal. In fact, most gardeners will tell you that there is no way not… Continue reading

Wicked Mint!

As I mentioned before, my herbs will not quit this summer. Thankfully, fresh herbs are delicious and I have been cooking with them. Also, fresh herbs are seriously easy to preserve. You can… Continue reading

What’s Pho Dinner?

This week Mr. Food It Yourself got a bee in his bonnet about trying to make pho from scratch in our pressure cooker. Well, you know how much I love bees, so I… Continue reading

Bumble On

On Saturday July 18, 2015 I went to a lecture on the importance and identification of bumblebees. It was held at Tower Hill Botanic Garden and was very well atended. The presenter, Dr.… Continue reading