Garden Update

Here are the goods: Green beans (French “Rolande” Renee’s Garden variety) Assorted carrots (from Uprising Seeds – Scarlet Nantes, Dragon, and Yellowstone). So far, the carrots have not been terribly successful, probably due to newbie gardener mistakes. In preparing the bed, I mixed in leaves for the soil composition, but this created a lot of … Continue reading Garden Update

Warm Spinach Salad with Roasted Tomatoes, Caramelized Onions, and Balsamic Mushrooms

This salad is a heap of roasted flavors. It captures summer goodness, though it’s warm and hearty enough for winter. Ingredients handful of grape tomatoes 3-4 cloves garlic, sliced half an onion 5-6 mushrooms spinach greens olive oil Steps Halve the grape tomatoes and toss with olive oil and a pinch of salt. Roast with … Continue reading Warm Spinach Salad with Roasted Tomatoes, Caramelized Onions, and Balsamic Mushrooms

Good Friday

Last night for supper my roommate and I realized that many grocery stores were closed because of Good Friday. Pooling together our pantry hoards, we put together this meal. It’s a reminder too that we often jump to thinking “there’s nothing to eat…” when there is really abundance. Butternut Squash Soup (Baxter’s canned) Grilled cheese … Continue reading Good Friday