Archive for May, 2013

Vegetable Risotto, a Quick One-pan Dinner

Vegetable Risotto, a Quick One-pan Dinner

| May 30, 2013 | 6 Replies

Vegetable risotto, a quick one-pan dinner, is a dish I reach for after a long work day. If you grow your own veggies, it makes it super easy to have the freshest dinner possible. And it only takes 20 minutes! Organic Vegetable Risotto Ingredients 2 TBL organic safflower or olive oil 1 small to medium […]

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Meeting a Fellow Blogger is a Bit Unreal

Meeting a Fellow Blogger is a Bit Unreal

| May 30, 2013 | 10 Replies

Meeting a fellow blogger is a bit unreal, and, it’s also very natural. Amy at Confessions of a Natural Momma and I have been following one another’s blogs for over a year. Even though I am decades older, we found common ground in our beliefs and ideals, and I frankly think she is quite remarkable. She […]

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Fabulous Funky Fungi, of the California Kind

Fabulous Funky Fungi, of the California Kind

| May 16, 2013 | 8 Replies

Fabulous Funky Fungi, of the California Kind have been popping up in the Late Bloomer garden! Water a little too much, and some mind-bending creation appears overnight. Pink-spored Pluteus atromarginatus. When I look at this photo.I think of Captain Jack Sparrow (from “Pirates of the Caribbean,” for those of you who have been on a deserted […]

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Kiwi, Strawberry and Pineapple Guava Blossom Salad

Kiwi, Strawberry and Pineapple Guava Blossom Salad

| May 15, 2013 | 2 Replies

Kiwi, Strawberry and Pineapple Guava Blossom Salad was lunch today. Grilling, stir-fry, salads and soups are about all I manage to make these days, with an occasional batch of homemade biscuits or cornbread. Today, I thought, what do I have that I can make to go with my dwindling pineapple guava blossoms? This is what […]

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If Bees Are Imperiled, So Are Humans

If Bees Are Imperiled, So Are Humans

| May 15, 2013 | 2 Replies

If bees are imperiled, so are humans. There exists an exhaustive amount of press and scientific articles about the bee crisis, but, in case this is the first time you are getting this information, I want to enlighten you. And scare you. This little, hard-working bee’s – and millions of others like it – days […]

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Late Bloomer – Harvesting Winter Garden Vegetables

Late Bloomer – Harvesting Winter Garden Vegetables

| May 15, 2013 | Reply

Late Bloomer – Harvesting Winter Garden Vegetables is online! In this fun episode, I harvest snow peas and Swiss Chard (and show a neighbor how to cook it!), Mei Qing Bok Choi (and give it away to neighbors), and an armload of celery for juicing. As if I haven’t said enough about aphids already 🙂 , I commissioned […]

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