All blog posts from August 2010
So this week I learned a few lessons from other growers. I also had a few people ask me (sensing fall is approaching I guess) what my plans are for the winter months. Given this I felt inspired to share with you a little of these learnings as well as some of the 'winter work' involved in running t…
Great recipes featuring roasted vegetables.
Starting Monday I will have some amazing high quality pasture-raised meat and eggs available from Heritage Lane Farm located just down the road from me in Baden.
There are a few products and options for purchasing...
Heritage Breed pasture raised pork (Naturally raised, no corn or soy). 2…
This coming Thursday is the start of the Buskers Festival in Uptown Waterloo. Given this the Waterloo Town Square where the Thursday Farmers' Market is usually held is going to be taken over by the buskers.
The Farmers' Market will continue however but in the small square located at King and Wi…
* pint of tomatillos
* 1/2 cup chopped white onion
* 1/2 cup cilantro leaves
* 1 Tbsp fresh lime juice
* 1/4 teaspoon sugar
* 2 Jalapeño peppers, seeds removed, chopped
* Salt and pepper
Cut the tomatillos in half and put them cut down on a baking sheet. Place under the broiler for 5 minute…
Seasonal Sides from Chatelaine Magazine:
1/2 lb each of yellow and green beans, cooked until tender
in a large bowl whisk
1 tbsp olive oil
1 tbsp white wine vinegar
1 tsp dijon
1 minced garlic clove
1 tbsp fresh tarragon (we just used some of the herbs we had)
Drain beans and toss with dressing
Have you ever had something happen to you that you didn't think bothered you, then next thing you find yourself wanting to tell even complete strangers what happened? and each time you tell it the emotions start welling up like it is happening all over again? Well I had an incident like this this …
More than just a cute little chef mouse movie, ratatouille is a nutritious meal using lots of great vegetables.
Enjoy this recipe and many more this week.
Okay I have a secret to share that I've been keeping inside for a long time - I'm not perfect. Phew, glad to get that one off my chest, hehe! Well I'm mostly just trying to be humourous but how true is this? So often we as people hide behind a veil of perfection to the world, well I've decided…
Sorry for not getting out last week's recipes. Hope you enjoy this week's...
Purple Bean Salad, Dip for a Curdite (fancy french word for veggies and dip) and more.
Makes about 6 pint (500mL) jars
Okay, I'm feeling pretty tired these days (along with a sore back that just won't give up). So long are the days of just watching my garden grow. I feel like I have been at war with the weeds. I really don't like feeling this way but most of the time I do:( I wish they could be my friends and w…