Southwestern Chow-chow and Red Chile Corn Broth (2 ways to preserve corn)

 It is corn season!  I have put up two large bags of sweet corn from a farm ten minutes from here.  My neighbor came over on her lunch break for some coffee and I put her to work.  She had never shucked corn before but as we sipped our coffee she laughed as we removed … More Southwestern Chow-chow and Red Chile Corn Broth (2 ways to preserve corn)

Farmgirl Gardening Series Week 9 (weeds, water, and radishes galore!)

Well we barely kept it watered this week, didn’t thin the carrots, and the weeds are moving in, but just like housework, the garden work will wait for us! The plants are now getting big enough that we can wield a hoe to combat blankets of overnight weeds.  There is still some hand weeding involved too.  Try … More Farmgirl Gardening Series Week 9 (weeds, water, and radishes galore!)

New Year’s Resolutions (writing them down to manifest)

Did you spend some time yesterday deciding what you want in the new year?  We must be specific, you know.  Write down a few things that you really would like to manifest and create this coming year. Now why do you want that?  Really think about that. I wanted to go back to school.  Teaching … More New Year’s Resolutions (writing them down to manifest)

The Great Corn Experiment Results (and enemies of the root cellar)

Drum roll, please!  The results are in for the Great Corn Experiment! (click title to see original post) About a month after drying the corn, I pulled off the kernels with the side of a knife from one of the cobs and placed them in the air popper.  It took a long time but some of … More The Great Corn Experiment Results (and enemies of the root cellar)

Harvest

The sun came out and bounced off the crystal droplets that held fast to the plants in a great display of shimmer.  The water evaporated and the plants took a great breath of the fresh autumn air.  We headed out in sweaters with baskets to see what Mother Nature had left us.  Like Easter morning, … More Harvest