Category Archive for 'Food'

fresh from the garden

Monday, August 13th, 2007

We’re now being snowed under by an avalanche of ripe tomatoes from our garden. I’ve been making salsa and sauces for pasta, and using tomatoes in most of our meals for the past couple of weeks. This year, I grew 3 varieties of tomatoes — Costoluto Genovese, Manitoba, and Yellow Pear. Manitoba [...]

the fire garden

Friday, July 6th, 2007

Earlier this spring, I mentioned that we relocated our vegetable garden to a sunnier part of our gardens. The raised bed gardens we built many years ago are now shaded by large trees. We decided to put down a few patio stones and also built a small hearth where we could have an [...]

soup’s on

Wednesday, December 6th, 2006

Broccoli and Cauliflower soup served up in a pottery bowl made by Linda Hynes
(see my previous post featuring one of her creations).
Cold weather tasks such as cleaning up after an ice storm often work up an appetite. One of our favourite winter meals is Broccoli and Cauliflower soup. I made the first batch [...]

a nice design

Friday, October 27th, 2006

Sabrina checking out the new addition to our reusable shopping bag collection
For the past couple of days, my good friend, saddle pal, and western guide, Wilbur “Sparky” Rawlins, and I, have been working on a couple of pieces about our recent travels. Those should appear here at Burning Silo sometime soon. In the [...]

what’s so good about being home?

Tuesday, October 24th, 2006

fresh-baked cranberry and Ida Red apple pie
Okay, so I’m not much of a food stylist or food photographer. However, I wanted to post an image that represents one of the good things about being back home — being able to cook in my own kitchen. Don’t get me wrong — I very much [...]

road food

Friday, September 22nd, 2006

Second post this morning, written from a brief stop along the way here in the PNW. Awhile back, robin and roger of Dharma Bums wrote a post about road food — food that is eaten along the road. I wish I could provide a link to that post, but haven’t got time to [...]