Just today I paid $2.99 for this basil plant. That's ridiculous because in a few short weeks, I'll be able to buy a 6 pack of basil for that price or less that will grow into humongous plants. But I was craving that tomato, basil, garlic, olive oil, pasta thing so I was able to justify my purchase. And it's been raining like 5 days straight here. Besides, I have some tomato delish left over in a ziplock bag from summer that was in the deep ... Read More »
A Note On Pee…
Like I said, pee has lots of nitrogen, phosphorus and potassium. It also might be loaded in salt, depending on how salty your diet is. And too much of a good thing, like nitrogen and salt can turn south pretty quickly so dilution is key. And if you take any pharmaceuticals, I wouldn’t even consider making your own pee fertilizer. Just a bad idea. That was a short tip, so I'm giving a second tip absolutely free of charge.Fanny Farmer's ... Read More »
I was feeling a little guilty about not including dill on my top ten list (because in fact, I do grow it). So here it is...A Few Quick Uses: Add dill to any of your favorite egg salad recipes.Combine dill weed with plain yogurt and chopped cucumber for a delicious cooling dip. Use dill when cooking fish, especially salmon and trout, as the flavors complement one another very well. Use dill weed to garnish sandwiches. Since dill seeds were ... Read More »
Naked And $75 Works!
Potty training. I have heard my mom say, “it never was that hard for us.” Is it that they don’t remember because of how long ago it was? Or, was it really not that difficult? I have a friend who tells me. “My girl won’t be going to school with a diaper on so whenever she’s ready she’ll stop wearing them. I think most people share at least a piece of that philosophy. Everyone has rather hectic ... Read More »