Basil Pesto


Pesto keeps for about a week in the refrigerator. If you grow basil plants, you may make pesto sauce to put away in the freezer. Basil Basil can be harvested […]

Spaghetti Noodles Say Hi

noodles say Hi

I cook spaghetti for my family at least once a week. I use gluten free noodles and some sort of spaghetti sauce in a jar. Many times I add things […]

Granola 2010


It’s back to the university for my son. His schedule is so tight, that for lunch he gets to walk from one building to another one while eating. He has to do that in under 10 minutes.

He drinks this granola for lunch. It’s portable, it’s gluten free, it has calories, it has fiber, and some protein.. …

Hanging Mint to Dry

hanging mint to dry

Recently I picked over 400 mint stalks to dry. The only reason I know how many I picked is because I bundled them in groups of 12. I was hoping to harvest what would be considered a lot, and it felt like I picked a lot, and washed a lot and bundled a lot. Below is a photograph of my mint bed and you can see where I cut mint to dry. I have a lot left, but we won’t talk about that. …

A Homemade Marshmallow

Hi written in Marshmallow

“Hi” written in Marshmallow Upon seeing a mixer bowl full of white goo, my daughter asks, “What’s that?” “Marshmallow” “OOOOOO” Four Squares has made homemade marshmallows. Another one of my […]