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Posts from ‘July, 2012’


Lunch today: peas, lettuce, tomatoes, blackberries and raspberries from the garden. Blueberries and bread from the CSA. Yum. And it’s supposed to rain today, which will make the garden happy.

Grow, little thing

I’m going to write about Peters Valley, but the internet at home has been erratic so it’s been impossible to upload many photos. (And if you have my home phone and tried to call, I haven’t gotten it, as the phone connection is even worse. Verizon might send someone out in a couple weeks if […]

Dinner in July

Hummus and harissa, summer staples. Put a dozen dried red peppers in a heatproof bowl and cover them with boiling water. Ignore for half an hour. Track down your tahini, a bunch of fresh parsley (or dried, if it isn’t in season), garlic (no alternative to fresh here), ground coriander, cumin, caraway (any or all […]

Stay hydrated

All of you in heat-stricken areas, please be careful and drink a lot of water today. Here’s Morgan the Ferocious Monster to show you how it’s done. And remember, everything you have actually belongs to the cat. This public service announcement has been brought to you by Felines First.