My April, 2015 Garden Chores

April 1, 2015
IMG_9727wbHELLO, APRIL! Honestly, after the coldest March on record, I'm really happy to see you! I'm also happy to report that my Witch Hazel (above) is in fragrant bloom, and that a number of daffodils are poking their tips through recently-thawed soil. Shall we have a look at the month's garden chores? Read more »

Which Veggies Will You Grow?

March 28, 2015
IMG_5140The tried and true -- or something new? Which veggies are you planning to grow this summer? Read more »

Sourdough Sandwich Loaf

March 27, 2015
076Ah, sourdough bread. I love the tangy taste, the firm crust, and the soft, chewy interior. It's the oldest leavened bread in the world, and it's remarkably simple to make. Read more »

Caramelized Onion and Vermont Blue Cheese Galette

March 23, 2015
079I made this rustic galette the other day, and it made my taste buds swoon. I'm talking about an unfathomably-flaky pate brisee crust. And sweetly caramelized onions. And pungent, local blue cheese. It's a galette that you can serve at any temperature. Read more »

A Blogiversary and Some Cookbook News

March 20, 2015
IMG_7814Six years ago, I started this blog. And now, 904 posts, 124,024 comments and millions of page-views later, I have only two words to say: Thank you! Read more »

Sourdough Pancakes!

March 18, 2015
054I probably love these pancakes more than I should. They are slightly tangy, slightly bread-y, and screamingly delicious. They are also easy to digest, since the flour in the batter is completely fermented. Ready for a new taste-sensation? Make these cakes for breakfast! Read more »

My Gardens…and a soundtrack

March 15, 2015
my gardens on youtubeYesterday, while snooping around Google, I discovered a photo-film of my gardens. What a pleasant surprise! The work was posted on Youtube by Joseph Cooper. I do not know Mr. Cooper, but apparently he and his camera attended one of the Garden Conservancy tours here last summer. Have a look: Read more »