Dandelion Jelly

For this month’s Secret Recipe Club post, I went foraging for dandelions in our own yard. Don’t be put off by this—Dandelion Jelly is worth the picking. It is delicious! . . . → Read More: Dandelion Jelly

Peach Marmalade from Blue Chair Jam Cookbook

This is a truly delicious recipe from Rachel Saunders. . . . → Read More: Peach Marmalade from Blue Chair Jam Cookbook

Finding the unexpected

Foraging in our own back yard. . . . → Read More: Finding the unexpected

Christmas Gift # 11: Shop, buy, and gift local

I am taking a break from baking today to give ya’ll some last minute gift ideas. . . . → Read More: Christmas Gift # 11: Shop, buy, and gift local

Musings on a hot summer, my fall garden and surviving

And, a mostly local breakfast. . . . → Read More: Musings on a hot summer, my fall garden and surviving

My Favorite Reads

Eat, Pray, Love
Running with Scissors
SantaLand Diaries
Me Talk Pretty One Day
Angela's Ashes
Naked
Dress Your Family in Corduroy and Denim
Kitchen Confidential: Adventures in the Culinary Underbelly
My Life in France
Julie and Julia: 365 Days, 524 Recipes, 1 Tiny Apartment Kitchen: How One Girl Risked Her Marriage, Her Job, and Her Sanity to Master the Art of Living
Garlic and Sapphires: The Secret Life of a Critic in Disguise
A Homemade Life: Stories and Recipes from My Kitchen Table
Tender at the Bone: Growing Up at the Table
The Liars' Club
Code Name Verity
The Paris Wife
The Shoemaker's Wife
The Secret Book of Frida Kahlo: A Novel
Brother of the More Famous Jack
Burying the Honeysuckle Girls


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