Yet another great Lyn Genet recipe. I love this refreshing dish and add it to salads as my cooked vegetable. It is great to have on hand in the fridge ready to go as a snack served with carrots or crackers. It is a twist on babaganoush because many people are reactive to eggplant. INGREDIENTS … Continue reading ZUCCHINI-NOUSH
Chipmunks loving life in my garden!
One of my favorite garden plants to grow is Borage. It is very hardy and easy to cultivate, the flowers are so pretty and delicious too. When I am out watering my garden, I love just plucking the flowers off and eating them. They have many uses other than being pretty and tasty. This summers … Continue reading BORAGE
It appears that making sun tea has become a bit of a lost art around my household. I hadn’t made any in years. My Mom seemed to always have a jar brewing in the summer. It's easy to make, tastes delicious, and the sunshine is free. Brewing some tea in a nice sunny spot. INSTRUCTIONS … Continue reading SUN TEA
Bolting occurs when a plant begins to flower and set seed too early. It cuts down on vegetable production and is mainly seen as a negative occurrence, but by a happy accident not to me. We have had unusually hot weather in Central Oregon this summer. Since I am in the high desert and have … Continue reading MY DELICIOUS BOLTING GARDEN
Right at home. Last year I felt like we only had two little chipmunks running back and forth from the garden, They were so cute. I never saw them in California so it was thrilling. This year there seems to be thirty of them. They are just happily plowing through my garden beds, eating the … Continue reading Chipmunks taking over!
I love the visuals of fireworks but I do not love the noise, the smoke, the upset that they cause to our domestic pets, the wildlife or the fire danger. So today I celebrate our country and the living of my own independent life. 🇺🇸 Happy Fourth of July!
Hi, my name is Colleen Pollard, and I am a mother of two, an author, a film maker, a cook, food consultant, a forest walker, a gardener and a lover of Fiesta Ware, oil cloth, color and most things beautiful and vintage. I love cooking and creating delicious recipes with healthy ingredients that add extra … Continue reading I am just so excited!