Maiello: Where Your Tax Dollars Go
Doc Cleveland: Copyright vs. Truth
Now you are probably wondering what a hakurei turnip is? It has been cultivated in Japan for thousands of years. I had never seen or tasted one until it was in my CSA share. It is a very mild and crisp vegetable that is wonderful in salads. It can also be cooked as well as it’s greens. You don’t need to peel it to eat. [Read more]
My little taste testers won't admit to sticking a finger in the center of the pie.
I promised Ramona my sweet potato pie recipe last November, which I forgot all about it until Richard commented that he might buy a pie. That got me started thinking I should make one because I had every thing I needed for a quick sweet potato pie. Keep in mind that a sweet potato pie is easy to make and you can't ruin it. [Read more]
A wonderful way of enjoying watermelon is to make Italian Ice. Sometimes the watermelon is just too much to eat. The first of December I received a large wonderful tasting watermelon from my share of the local CSA farm. [Read more]
Krugman in today's NY Times Op Ed page writes about the fear economy.
Since I can't send all of you a warm quilt in this early Arctic storm, I will post a diary on quilts for you to enjoy. Many quilts patterns have names rooted in political events.
Illinois 1937 Quilt~ New York Beauty~ Quilt by Elizabeth Wehking
Some of the vegetables from this week.
This week I went picking tomatoes at the CSA farm. The members were invited to you pick sun gold tomatoes. They are little yellow cherry tomatoes with a very sweet flavor. I have 3 plants of my own that I have had growing in pots. Mine wasn't as sweet as the ones from the farm. Sun gold is indeterminate and grows into a tall vine and the rows at the farm was very tall. I could hardly reach the top so I mostly picked from the bottom and middle. I picked until my shopping tote got heavy. [Read more]