Category: Gardening & Good Eats

My Favorite Pesto Recipe

There is nothing like the smell or taste of fresh basil. My neighbor makes fun of me because almost every garden bed has some form of basil in it. I love basil and I always have a lot of it in the summer. Did you know that basil boasts numerous health benefits because of it’s... continue reading

Community Gardening – Kind of

It's nice living in town and getting to know your neighbors. When I working I just didn't have time to get to know anyone. I was rarely home.  So since I have been home and have a small terrier, I have had the opportunity to become friendly or friends with many of the neighbors simply... continue reading

Roasted Leg of Lamb with Herbs

I used to be nervous about cooking lamb. But I find that it is easy and for the most part our family enjoys it. So - Here is one of the dishes I am going to use my preserved lemons on. I just have to be careful because they do have a little more salty... continue reading


I love lemon added to salad dressing, combined with asparagus, broccoli cauliflower , garlic , fish - you get the picture.  This year I discovered preserved lemons and "WOW" is all I can say. Preserved lemons are hard to find in my neck of the woods - so I decided that I would make my own.... continue reading