Tagged with gardening

Growing green onions

Did you know that you can use the bottoms of green onions to grow new ones? I thought this was pretty cool (and economical, because I always seem to buy a bundle and can’t use them all before they go bad). You just put the white bulbs with the little roots in a shot glass … Continue reading


Happy October! This weekend will be filled with celebrations for us. Tonight we’re going out with a good friend who just left her 9-to-5 to pursue her dream of running her own photography business. It’s a huge step, and I’m so proud of and excited for her! I’m also just a teeny bit ashamed of … Continue reading

Herb garden update

My herbs have been growing like weeds this summer. We had a few very wet weeks, followed by lots of sunshine, and I find myself wondering what to do with so much oregano and basil! Really, I’ve never seen basil leaves this large before: The up-side is that they’re very fragrant, and yummy too! I … Continue reading

Cheese-stuffed chicken breasts

I’ve always been a little intimidated by cooking raw chicken (or other poultry) in the oven. When it’s on the stove you can watch it closely, poke holes to see if it’s still pink inside, and make sure you don’t dry it out by over-cooking. In the oven, though, it’s just sort of a crap … Continue reading

Herb garden

At the farmers’ market this past weekend, I picked out a few herbs to grow on our back porch. As city porches go, ours is pretty decently sized and gets a nice amount of afternoon sun. Last year I had a bunch of flower pots out there, and almost all of them thrived. I also … Continue reading