While I have never done complete garden updates, my last garden was a few years ago. I still love going back to remind myself of that jungle (see here and here) and then what my carpet of baby kale looked like the following year before I left for Houston. I was very lucky to have a...
Continue Reading at the taste space2016-05-24.
Happy long weekend, folks! Unlike Rob’s annual rainy prediction, I think we might luck out with sun all weekend long. Fire up your grills, plant your gardens, and start enjoying the summer. (Read more...)
Continue Reading at the taste space2016-05-21.
No other vegetable at this time of year has such power, or complexity. Sorrel is fruity like rhubarb. It is tart like lemon. It is herbal like basil. And it can be treated like all three. (Read more...)
Continue Reading at the taste space2016-05-17.
Some unfortunate circumstances have forced me to take it easy. Rest, all day rest, is not something that comes naturally to me. However, yesterday the sun was bright, the air was warm, the birds were chirping and the chipmunks and squirrels ran around my backyard. The barking dog scaring the squirrel was not so...
Continue Reading at the taste space2016-05-14.
I thought this was going to be a monumental event: my first recipe with celery. Turns out, I am just forgetful. The blog never forgets, though. While I remember buying some celery while in Houston, it was obviously when I made (at least) the latter recipe. (Read more...)
Continue Reading at the taste space2016-05-07.
So, I must admit I got talked out of planting anything last weekend and it was probably for the best. We had a few chilly nights which might not have been great. Otherwise, the garden is ready (we added some top soil and coconut coir to the lasagna garden) and just waiting for plants....
Continue Reading at the taste space2016-04-30.
Rob and I went to New York City (and Brooklyn) last week. When we left Toronto, it was snowing and cold (definitely felt like winter). We were happy to drive a bit further south for even a minor relief. After a week of walking all over Manhattan, we returned to even warmer temperatures in...
Continue Reading at the taste space2016-04-23.
You have probably noticed I have been struggling with the blog lately. I am barely eking out a post per week. It is a combination of a few things: less time spent cooking and less time to blog about it. It certainly isn’t that I have stopped eating (HA!) but I found myself nodding when...
Continue Reading at the taste space2016-04-10.
Another cute radish rose! This was a quick and easy main course salad that paired well with the spring kale salad which contained all the vegetables. (Read more...)
Continue Reading at the taste space2016-04-03.
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