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The Fanciest Snack: Dry Sausage, Mozzerella, And Homemade Pesto

I love fancy snacks, and this is one of my fancy favorites. Homemade Basil Pesto Using A Food Processor Ingredients: Basil leaves, two handfuls. Parmesan cheese, 3 tablespoons approximately. 1/4 cup toasted nuts (walnuts work great if you don’t have … Continue reading

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Mid-June Garden Update

Our basil plants are doing well, despite the best efforts of some hungry grasshoppers. We’ve already made our first batch of pesto! Here are our maximum security tomato cages that we made out of old metal fencing. Our herbs are … Continue reading

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Sunflower Update With Garden Cat

Despite the best efforts of the black walnut tree, my sunflowers are doing quite well. Commodore agrees.

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How To Build Raised Garden Beds

Our garden beds are finally done, and now we just have to wait for the ground to warm up a little so that we can actually put plants in them. Making them was a seriously involved process. My efforts, let … Continue reading

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My Sunflower Seed Garden Bed

Here’s the little bed I made for my sunflowers. I made it out of the branch that tried to kill me the other day. I figure it owed me. I’m growing sunflowers for their seeds, but I’m a little nervous … Continue reading

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