Category Archives: fall/winter crops

Garden Valentines

Print PDFLittle birds embroidering the snow Gardens As Living Love Today, snow lies deep around our snug little home and the neighborhood gardens are transformed into soft humps and curves. There’s enough snow to keep most people indoors, and without … Continue reading

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Cookies & Tea & Snow & Me

Print PDFCookies should taste exactly the way you love them best When Weather Isn’t Welcome Ah, spring! Bulbs are sprouting and minor bulbs are already showing their colors, from snowdrops and snowflakes to winter aconite (Eranthis) and muscari to species … Continue reading

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Reliably Perfect Beans

Print PDF                             Dried Beans Are Best When Brined Brining Beans For Tenderness Autumn’s fog, wind and rain makes hearty soups especially appealing. The soup pot is almost always on the stove these days; right now, dried beans shelled by my … Continue reading

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Holiday Habits And Highlights

Print PDFA pandemic quilt in progress Potato Leek Soup, With Gratitude As a child, I always enjoyed the way that autumn and early winter seasons are spangled with holidays that brighten the darkening days and lengthening nights. However, as I’ve … Continue reading

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