Our House is a Game of Tetris

The hot, dry weather continues. It’s been playing with its friend, wind, lately. This friendship is not a good combination for the garden. However, the tomatoes are piling in now, the gherkins have slowed down a bit (praise the Lord) and most of the plants, aside from the lettuces, are hanging in there. There is … More Our House is a Game of Tetris

So Many Beans

Recently I cooked up the last of the dried beans we harvested last season. A lot of our dry beans went into batches of bean soup but I wanted to cook the black beans, ready to use in other things. I’m wanting to get more into the habit of cooking dried beans and storing them … More So Many Beans