The ground in the woods is still brown with last year’s leaves, but here and there, along the creek beds, the girls and I find wide swaths of wild ramps, just begging for a spring harvest. We’ve been carrying a shovel and bag on our walks to bring home this delectable spring treasure. Here’s one […]
If I don’t send my children to college, am I destroying their future? Or safeguarding a legacy? CHARLIE (speaking to his father): But what if I don’t want to make shoes? MR. PRICE: You’re a right funny kid, you are! Saoirse is nestled beside me in the cramped theater. Bob and Ula are two seats […]
Ready for a garden party? Since we learned how to make real mayonnaise last week, here’s a great way to put that new skill to use for a refreshing moment out on the patio. This is a delicious use of Sunday’s roasted pastured chicken leftovers. The recipe comes from my cookbook, Long Way on a Little: An earth lover’s companion for enjoying […]
Thanks to everyone who helped make The Grassfed Gourmet the best selling sustainable meat cookbook in the country. After 10 years, it is time to release a new edition…but I have to finish the updates first! In order to keep to the production schedule, I need to put the blog on hold and make a push for […]
NORMAL: ACT I, SCENE I: I don’t play the part of “normal mom” very well, nor do I play it very often. Saoirse and Ula have been trained to sleep in, to afford me as many quiet pre-dawn silent work hours as possible. If they step into my office before 7:30 in […]
Finally, the weather is beginning to cooperate.
My little thrift store diva ….you can never look too good for farm work.