“Beefy” Vegan Miso Soup

The only winter crop that I have to harvest now are my carrots, which have gotten to be extremely sweet and flavorful due to the cold weather, as the plants store more nutrition in their roots, rather than expending it in their leaves at this time of year. I decided to make some soup to…

Pruning Pomes

I tackled the pruning of my apple tree the other day, February being the best time of year to do this for pome fruit trees in the northern hemisphere. Though I am far from being an expert yet in orchard pruning, I have many years of experience in general pruning for the health of small…

Boon Companions: Blueberry and Thyme Scones

  Continuing to experiment in the kitchen with plants that make good companions in the garden, I whipped up a batch of Blueberry and Thyme Scones on Sunday afternoon. My blueberry bushes are so new that I haven’t had the pleasure of tasting any berries from them yet, but the thyme I used came from…