Posts tagged as: seasonal

Celebrating the Winter Solstice

December 21st, 2013 - posted under: Furthermore » Inspiration

Saturday, December 21st, was the very shortest day of 2013. I celebrate Hanukkah and I celebrate Christmas, but of all the winter holidays, Solstice is the one that most speaks to my heart. It’s a day for contemplating darkness; it is literally the darkest day of the year. But, in its passing, we move to [...]

Preserving 2013: Storing Up For Winter, With Recipes!

November 13th, 2013 - posted under: The Food » Food and Health

I must admit, I’m still getting used to this posting-once-a-week schedule. It’s been good to me, in that it’s freed up some much needed time, and it allows me to focus my blogging energy into one really good, really solid post each week. I like that. But still, I can’t help but miss our more [...]

These Are A Few MORE Of My Favorite Food Preservation Methods

July 14th, 2013 - posted under: The Food » Food and Health

Oh hey, a whole gallon of kale chips! Last week I wrote about food preservation, and how this is the time of year when all of us urban homesteaders ought to be full-on, all-out, non-stop stockpiling. Because right now the produce is abundant and the prices can’t be beat, which means right now is the [...]

These Are a Few Of My Favorite Food Preservation Methods (Okay, So It Doesn’t Have Quite The Same Ring As “A Few Of My Favorite Things”) (Also, This Is Totally Not A Post About Canning)

July 9th, 2013 - posted under: The Food » Food and Health

Last week I Instagrammed that picture up there ^^ and I got so many questions about the process, that it jump-started me into finally writing this post that I’ve been meaning to write for forever and ever. Preserving! Right now we’re enjoying the glorious days of summer, and all the bounty that those days bring. [...]

Apple Tasting

October 23rd, 2011 - posted under: The Food » Food and Health

I grew up in southern California, where avocados were abundant and much of my youth was spent swinging from citrus trees. Apples, when one encountered them, came in three varieties: if you were lucky it would be Fuji (way back in the day it was Macintosh – remember when those were actually apples and not [...]