Out Foxing the Wildlife

Still counting down to the bulk of the planting for 2021 in the Food It Yourself garden. We will start hardening off our seedlings this week. I turned over the soil in the… Continue reading

May I Share My Garden Plans With You?

It is May and it finally feels like spring here to stay in central Massachusetts. The oak, maple, birch, aspen, pine, beech, poplar, sassafras, and crabapple trees are all booming, looking beautiful, and… Continue reading

It’s Spring…ish. Sometimes.

It is starting to feel like spring, some times, in central Massachusetts. Today was nice. Yesterday we had snow flurries. Tomorrow is most likely going to be mostly okay; Sunday is still a… Continue reading

Trying to Be Trendy: Brewed Awakening

Well, here I am trying yet another foodie trend: cold brew coffee. When I was a young’un (cue nostalgic music) cold coffee was tossed out. Right into the iris bed by the kitchen… Continue reading

Trying to Be Trendy: Focaccia Art

You all know I love bread. For Christmas, I made focaccia. It was so delicious I was asked make another batch for Easter, and I am very happy to do so. Home made… Continue reading

Not Just in My Back Yard

Spring is just starting here in central New England. The daffodils are starting to appear. Pear Kun has lots of buds. The rhubarb is racing out of the ground. I am carefully plotting… Continue reading

Girls Like Flours- Nuts About Crackers

I have a weakness for crackers. I especially like cheese crackers, those little square ones. You know which ones I mean. Even though they are really high in sodium and starch, I will… Continue reading

Trying to Be Trendy- Eggroll Bowls

Once again I have been flirting with some super trendy food ideas from all corners of the internet. Eggroll bowls are a really simple idea. It is a stir-fry dish made of items… Continue reading

The Sweetest Day in 2020

Yes, that is correct. It is Cookie Day. Me, my sister Syllie, and our dad got together and made way more cookies than we could ever possibly need. Yes, we are all in… Continue reading

Ready to Feather the Storm!

So much has been going on at Food It Yourself HQ since mid October! We harvested the second round of crops. Yes, there were enough green beans to serve at Thanksgiving dinner. We… Continue reading