Thursday, May 26, 2016

Kitchen Garden in a Bag!

Our sophisticated way of drilling drainage holes.
Once there was a tiny, tiny patio, without a plant growing on it, although a number of plants had died there.

The patio belonged to a twenty-something woman, who ate a lot of drive through food, but yearned for better health. The young woman had an old friend who knew how to grow food. They decided to plant vegetables on the tiny patio.

They were working with a budget the size of the patio, so buying containers was out of the question. They decided to plant the kitchen garden right in the bags. They bought...

Monday, May 23, 2016

Broccoli Leaf Chips!

Broccoli lost its head.
These broccoli leaf chips are some kind of delicious.

Here is how to make their salty, melt-in-your-mouth, delicate tastiness:

Cut the leaves off and toss them with olive oil and sea salt.

Bake them in the oven at 400 degrees for 5 minutes.
Take out the crispy ones and put the others back in the oven for 5 more minutes.

Repeat this until all the broccoli leaves are crispy.
They may be brown. At first they might look like they have turned to soggy mush. They crisp up though.


Sunday, May 22, 2016

Great Headless Broccoli, Batman!

Headless, broccoli failure made the day!!
Today was the greatest.
Maybe just very, very good, but VERY VERY good.
Maybe it was the two chocolate bars, but it was a very, very good day.

First, I got stood up.
The only person who showed up for work day at the farm was the friend who had organized it, because she wanted to work for food. So that was...