One of the most rewarding vegetables to grow yourself are carrots. Like tomatoes the flavor of a grocery store carrot cannot compete with homegrown carrots. Homegrown carrots are deliciously complex while grocery store varieties tend to be bland and flavorless. Orange maybe the most common color for carrots but my favorites are the yellow and [...]
It took it’s sweet time, but winter has finally arrived. The temperatures dipped to about 29 degrees last night and in the morning everything was covered in a nice layer of frost. Sadly, this means saying good by to the pepper plants. I hope to plant some more pea plants in their place. The chard [...]
The weatherman had been promising me a big storm for this past weekend. But then on Saturday the storm never rolled in and it was just too beautiful to hang out indoors. But on Sunday we finally got some much needed rain, I spent the whole day baking and experimenting with recipes. I even came [...]
Initially, I thought this was going to be an easy project that I could just throw together in a few short minutes. In the end it took three separate tries and a completely new recipe before I got it right. Admittedly, I have never made candy before and that was part of the problem. I [...]
When I started this website four years ago, I was on a quest to discover my crafty side. I live in Davis which is just a quick 15 minute drive away from Sacramento. Since then I have discovered gardening, photography, sewing, cooking, and beer making. The search to try new crafts and projects continues.
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