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Cookie Monster

I had already planned to make cookies today…I just hadn’t planned on making quite this many.   But after harvesting the goodies from the garden this morning, and noticing all the ripe and near-ripe key limes on the tree, the ball started rolling with… Key Lime Cookies Ingredients 1/2 cup butter 1 cup white sugar […]

Red Rice Beans – Grow ‘Em Then Eat ‘Em!

As promised, the long-awaited (snort) post on Vigna umbellata, the red rice bean. First, some background…  The red rice bean is one of the top five most commonly grown green manure/cover crops in the world.  It grows thickly enough to control weeds, and fixes nitrogen in the soil.  The stems can be used as animal […]

The Joy of Cooking

As mentioned (whatever day it was), that was a really good soup (pic above). So here is the recipe: Creamy Corn and Vegetable Soup (with Bonus Sausage) and Fried Italian Bread Ingredients 4 cups fresh corn kernels 2 cups milk 2 spicy italian sausages, cooked, drained and chopped roughly 1 tbsp olive oil 1 med […]

Weather and Gardening and Still Smokin’

Florida drives me nuts, it really does. I’m sitting here right now, at 9:13AM, contemplating changing into shorts because it’s so, er, sultry out there, and yet tomorrow night it’s going to be all of 27 degrees. Maddening, I tell you. I don’t see how any of us survive. It does make for some extensive […]