Monthly Archives: April 2010

Daring Bakers’ April Challenge- English Pudding

The April 2010 Daring Bakers’ challenge was hosted by Esther of The Lilac Kitchen. She challenged everyone to make a traditional British pudding using, if possible, a very traditional British ingredient: suet. Normally I try and stay as close to the recipe as possible but I just didn’t feel comfortable using (and eating) suet so […]

Book Review and Giveaway: The Vegetable Gardener’s Book of Building Projects

It’s the time of year (at least in Minnesota anyway) when the gardeners are all in limbo. The cold crops can go into the ground but nothing else until May 15th! What do we do while we wait? We need something to make the time go by faster- something that has to do with gardening […]

Hope for Celery!

I REALLY hope this pans out. I bought some last year from a lady at the farmers market and it was about 10 times more flavorful than store bought. I’ve never grown it before so I’m crossing my fingers. It says it needs lots of water and full sun. I hope it can handle a […]