{Food and Gardening} A Gift from the Garden

june 1

The Gift Tucked into pockets of the garden are tufts of blooming chive plants.  Topped with anime globes of bright lavender, the slender stems sway in the slightest breeze, yet are tough enough to survive Zone 4 winters and sufficiently powerful to repel voracious deer.  I was gifted with a shovelful of chives by my [...]

Herb Harvest Time

Basil

As I walk out onto my deck, I see that it is harvest time for Basil. To me, that means pesto. I’m sure most of you have made traditional Basil, Pine nut, Garlic, Parmesan Pesto. This recipe has been used for centuries throughout Europe. And for all I know, all over the world. But, what [...]