Bring on the flowers

Bring on the flowers

It’s here. It’s here! Yes, yes, unofficially, summer is here, but officially – definitely officially – the growing season is here. Ahhhhhhh. Thank you Mother Nature. It was looking a little rough there for a while, namely from January 27th through mid-April, but it is really here, and we are celebrating with flowers. Flowers in theContinue Reading

This Week in the Garden – Early May

This Week in the Garden – Early May

Ahhhh, to have spring back. And the garden back. A few weeks ago, nearly all of the rails in our split rail fence were in pieces. JR was kind enough to replace all of them, giving us that warm, delusional feeling that the garden is protected from deer. Last weekend kicked off the start ofContinue Reading

This Week in the Garden: Late March

This Week in the Garden: Late March

Alternately, we could call this post “This Week in Thawing” because we’re not really outdoor gardening so much here. Not to belabor the fact – surely you’ve heard enough about New England’s awful winter, but, yes. There is still snow on the ground here at the end of March. Snowed last night, in fact (thoughContinue Reading

Roasted Butternut Squash Mac and Cheese

Roasted Butternut Squash Mac and Cheese

On a rainy, rainy night the first week in December, we – and by “we”, I mean JR, me, and 10 others – first sampled the dish that would inspire this one. Ooohs and ahhhhs ensued as the dish was passed around the table, just one bite for each of us, then back to theContinue Reading

This Week in the Garden: Early January

This Week in the Garden: Early January

That’s right. There may be snow on the ground, and temperatures may have dipped low enough that when uttered out loud, the temp is prefaced with a curse word, but earlier this week – what seems like an eternity ago now, given the cold blast – earlier this week, we harvested thyme. In January. InContinue Reading