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Garden Reports and Rejoicing – September 14

Here’s something that most people don’t know about me…yet: I’m a bean snob. Yes, when it comes to garden grown green beans, I am picky about what I pick. My beans need to be thin and tender, or I don’t want to eat them.

This is fine as […]

A Recipe For Summer Contentment

Report From PIA – July 25

Or… Reasons to Grow Your Own Vegetables #1

Ingredients: fresh green beans, cucumber, tomatoes, basil, garlic, feta cheese (or fresh mozzarella) olive oil and bread.

On a Sunday morning, after coffee, go into the vegetable garden and pick beans, cucumbers, tomatoes and basil. At lunchtime, slice a clove of […]