June 28, 2014
A swallowtail enjoying the library’s garden.

A swallowtail enjoying the library’s garden.

June 28, 2014
Fig jam for appreciative friends throughout the year.

Fig jam for appreciative friends throughout the year.

June 26, 2014   1 note
new orchid bloom on my fence

new orchid bloom on my fence

June 26, 2014   4 notes
I picked about 10 pounds of figs off my tree and here am getting ready to transform them into about 8-9 pints of jam.

I picked about 10 pounds of figs off my tree and here am getting ready to transform them into about 8-9 pints of jam.

June 24, 2014
fig season is back

fig season is back

June 24, 2014
Roasted jalapeños from the garden and a roasted poblano will go into a batch of vichyssoise to spice it up a bit.

Roasted jalapeƱos from the garden and a roasted poblano will go into a batch of vichyssoise to spice it up a bit.

June 19, 2014
June 19, 2014
I had a few leftover mussels plus the coconut-curry broth I steamed them in, so I made causas and folded the broth into the mashed potatoes, then put the mussels on top.

I had a few leftover mussels plus the coconut-curry broth I steamed them in, so I made causas and folded the broth into the mashed potatoes, then put the mussels on top.

June 18, 2014
Buttercups and one of my favorite wildflowers.

Buttercups and one of my favorite wildflowers.

June 18, 2014
A beautiful and delicious beet carapaccio at new vegetarian restaurant in town called Seed.

A beautiful and delicious beet carapaccio at new vegetarian restaurant in town called Seed.

(Source: seedyourhealth.com)