Vegan before six? Okay.

I had planned on writing a post about the non-food aspects of our recent California and Oregon trip, but a theme escapes me, aside from summer fun with family, parades, my camera, our hiking shoes, beautiful western gardens, an awesome national park, and interesting urban scenery – none of which is all that novel, especially…

Food on the brain

Sprouts, everywhere. It’s the first day of summer. We may have a perfect-for-solstice 108 sprouting plants, mostly due to my recent ham-fisted actions with a packet of arugula seeds. Despite a spindly June with the tomato, pepper and okra seeds that we started on the fridge in February, we now have filled every available slot in…

Foodies

We ate it too quickly to take photos, but the meal turned out so well that I’m  going to write about it here, and accompany it with a great pic that Mom took of us, together while visiting her in Yachats, this past Christmas. Steve and I love to cook, and we really enjoy sharing…

still don’t like ’em

Luscious Legumage , originally uploaded by arahbahn. So, the cupboard had some lima beans in it, and I had to use ’em. I even put them there, in my “project make myself eat beans because they are good for me.” I’d been afraid of beans for too long. Mom supplied a recipe, one from Cooking…

wonderful fruit

A Very Spidery Flower, originally uploaded by arahbahn. It’s 53 degrees and very windy, out. Fall has arrived, and I’m pleased. This may be the last hurrah for the cleome pictured above. It feels like a good part of my weekend was spent cooking; much of that cooking involved beans –both reheating a crockpot bean…