Category Archives: food

Pi Day Publication News!

So yes, it’s Pi Day–you know, March 14? 3.14… Okay, yes, I’m making pie to celebrate. Key lime is about right this year. Something tart and sweet and refreshing. Yum. Oh, it’s also publication day for my story over on … Continue reading

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Life in a Garden (or, Who Wants Pumpkin?)

Behind all that writing, I have a garden–as you may have heard around these blog parts. Since coming back from Taos Toolbox, I’ve been furiously trying to play “catch up” with the weeds and plants that went haywire for 2 … Continue reading

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“With the Taste of Oblivion…” Now Available!

In all the rush and fury of late (and my current state of ill health–yuck!), I missed informing you that my story, “With the Taste of Oblivion in Her Mouth” has gone live at the online magazine Cosmic Roots and … Continue reading

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Pie Day???

No, Pi Day. That’s Monday, March 14th–or 3.14. Even better, this year is Super Pi Day, since the value of pi=3.14159…, which rounds to 3.14(.)16!!! Hey, this is almost as fun as Talk Like a Pirate Day! In honor of Pi Day, … Continue reading

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Food, Wonderful Food!

Saturday I got to spend the entire day playing in the kitchen! I made stock from bones stored in the freezer. I cut up and dehydrated sweet potatoes for the dog (who knows the words “sweet potato” and runs to … Continue reading

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The Re-emergence of Pizza in my Life

A quick note of joy and yumminess: Pizza! *insert sounds of food bliss here* Longer version: Hubby-dear checked out the newest offering nearby to see if it could be true, and it was! Blaze Pizza opened nearby, and they really understand … Continue reading

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More Garden Surprises: Feijoa Fruits!

Thanks to my VP XVII classmate, Alex Haist, I was able to identify two my otherwise anonymous “shiny green-leaved shrubs” as feijoa, or pineapple guava, by their stunning flowers. And now, those same little shrubs have produced fruit! See: These are tiny little things, … Continue reading

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Pindo Palm Jelly! Almost…

I did it–I cooked a big batch of pindo fruit down into juice and turned that into jelly! Or, well, runny jelly. It didn’t solidify, or gel, quite enough. But the runny jelly works fine as a sauce for veggies … Continue reading

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