Farm and Garden

Build a home greenhouse for under $20, Part II.

Even though it’s 12 degrees outside, we’re moving right along with the springtime planting.  Now, my kitchen is also full of soil!  Here’s what my setup looks like.  It requires a little rearranging of furniture, but allows me to germinate 18 flats at a time, even in my tiny kitchen.  The shelf sits against a … Continue reading



Roasted Winter Vegetables

Roasted Winter Vegetables This is a recipe I’ve been making for years.  Chop up any combination of root vegetables, winter squash, etc.  For Valentine’s Day, we used: potatoes, carrots, jerusalem artichokes, cabbage, sweet potatoes, brussels sprouts. Put in a big bowl.  Make lots, this makes good leftovers.  Next, make the sauce.  This should cover about … Continue reading


Shaker Lemon Pie

Shaker Lemon Pie So as it turns out, we’re not done yet with the Meyer Lemons!  Marty was intrigued by this recipe in the Joy of Cooking, and when I told him I would make him any dessert he wanted for Valentine’s Day, he picked this.   Amazingly, the Boise Coop was offering Meyer Lemons produced … Continue reading