Falling in Love With Plums

Grocery store plums have never excited me. But you know…neither have grocery store tomatoes. I’m starting to see it’s all about the variety and how you eat them. My love affair starts on the tree. How gorgeous are these? They look like jewels. I almost can’t believe they are a plant. The orchard around theContinue reading “Falling in Love With Plums”

Growing Greens Indoors

I’ve puttered around trying to grow things indoors over the winter for years, but I’ve only managed “worth-it” harvests in the last 12 months or so. This could get long…but here’s what I can now harvest about once a week or ten days: TL; DR – What do you recommend? I suggest you get two,Continue reading “Growing Greens Indoors”

Vegetable quantity converter

Where has this been all my life?? If you’ve ever wondered “how many tomatoes are in a quart of chopped tomatoes?” or “how many peppers do I need to to get three cups of chopped peppers?” this site can help: http://www.howmuchisin.com/produce_converters/ There’s also a chart from the Old Farmer’s Almanac, which also includes pound conversions:Continue reading “Vegetable quantity converter”