Category Archives: Recipes

Never Buy Storebought Tomato Sauce Again!

Today, I’m going to let you in on my *secret* tomato sauce. Okay, it’s not mine. It’s my mother’s. And she probably learned it somewhere else. But still. Right here and now, in the United States, it’s my secret sauce, though not for long. In … Continue reading

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Making Pizza w/ Friends

Dinner with friends consisted of homemade organic pizza w/ caramelized onions, zucchini, herb goat cheese, and fresh mozarella alongside a locally-sourced pear-pecan salad (w/ lettuce from our garden!) and a homemade honey-lemon dressing. Nom to the nom nom. The awesome thing about this is … Continue reading

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Makin’ pesto: cooking lessons from a real Italian. Passport guarantee.

After a half-week of feasting and partying with friends and family, Johnny and I finally settled into our weekend routine and looked for projects to do around the home and garden. We decided it was finally time to harvest our … Continue reading

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Pickles and the Waiting Zone

We here in homestead land have been in graduate student quals land for the last while or so. Meanwhile, the little garden that could is waiting for it’s compost from the feed store, and I am officially teed up to … Continue reading

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