A nostalgic look at my childhood visits to my grandmother's home in a small rural town on the Oregon coast and how she continues to influence my own garden and life decades after her death.
A home-cooked dessert for comfort and citrus bliss.
A healthy twist on a traditional, classic sandwich.
A blog about my memories of apples from childhood, about the struggle to keep more variety options and a recipe for Chunky Apple Cake.
It is always fun sharing a skill with grandchildren, such as food dehydration.
Maybe an apple a day keeps the doctor away, but processing them daily certainly makes one tired!
Seeking out abandoned apple trees is worth the effort. With a little time and energy, you can harvest many pounds of free fruit!
To all the beauty of fall that we've enjoyed in the past, thanks to our little farm, we have added the joy of the harvest!
Using an old-fashioned apple press for great apple juice.
I have recently undertaken the task to see if I can make everything I typically purchase from the store from scratch and have it taste as good as or better.
I canned apple pie filling using the apples from our 'urban foraging' expeditions.
There may be free fruit in your own neighborhood - just keep your eyes open.
Fall has arrived and with the change in season, it changes our work. We begin to prepare the summer beds to mostly lay fallow during the rainy winter months. Also, the season’s change means our menu planning changes as well.
Some of the varieties of free fruits available for the taking. All it takes is a little time, a little work, and some scouting of the area for what grows in your neck of the woods.
Free Starbucks coffee grounds have a variety of uses around the home and garden.