I felt like something healthy. The stodgy rissoto-like thing on the left is a true fridge and cupboard raid – north african vibe. Brown rice. A pinch of cumin seeds, ground up. A few dried apricots and a prune, chopped fine. Half an small onion. A clove of garlic. A few sliced cremini mushrooms. Some sultana raisins. A couple good … Read More
Garden Season Is Here!!!
I know. This isn’t exciting for most people. But this is a big deal to me. This is a picture of Korean chives breaking new growth. My sage has this season’s baby leaves on it. My swiss chard, which I’d heard is a biennial, is pushing out leaves that in a short week or two will be big enough to … Read More
This is the first butternut squash I’ve grown and eaten. And it’s a huge one. Guess there’s a reason it’s called winter squash…it being in great shape in nearly December. You can see the water droplets on the left side it was so juicy. I wrapped 1/6 each in foil with some Bardi extra virgin olive oil from Petroio in … Read More
Wife, Art, and surprise: Food
My lovely and pregnant wife is starting to show, which is pretty head-warping, but also very cool. Our friend Thaneah just left – she stopped by to drop off some copies of the CD we worked on earlier in the year. Looks like we’ll be working on another one this winter. A little shorter, a little more collaborative rather than … Read More
Gardening Accomplishment – Corn
This is the first cob of corn I’ve ever grown myself and eaten. Should have taken the picture PRIOR, I know. Sorry about that.