Basil Pesto


Pesto keeps for about a week in the refrigerator. If you grow basil plants, you may make pesto sauce to put away in the freezer. Basil Basil can be harvested several times in the summer starting … [Read more...]

Guidelines for Good Writing


Don't use no double negatives. Verbs has to agree with their subjects. Being bad grammar, the writer will not use dangling participles. Try to never split an infinitive. When one word is … [Read more...]

Spaghetti Noodles Say Hi

noodles say Hi

I cook spaghetti for my family at least once a week. I use gluten free noodles and some sort of spaghetti sauce in a jar. Many times I add things to the sauce, like, ground beef, or meatballs or extra … [Read more...]

Granola 2010


It's back to the university for my son. His schedule is so tight, that for lunch he gets to walk from one building to another one while eating. He has to do that in under 10 minutes. He drinks this … [Read more...]

Garden Work May 6th


I spent a few hours on May 6th concentrating on one problem area of my garden. You'd think my problem would be the gigantic mint bed, and I will get to that, but this problem area has bermuda grass. … [Read more...]

Hanging Mint to Dry

hanging mint to dry

Recently I picked over 400 mint stalks to dry. The only reason I know how many I picked is because I bundled them in groups of 12. I was hoping to harvest what would be considered a lot, and it felt … [Read more...]

Peppermint Sea

Peppermint Sea

If you read my blog last year, then you might remember that I let my herbs take over the part of the garden that I was not using. Unchecked, the peppermint spread like it was meant to … [Read more...]