Wild Nettle Soup.

This is my favorite springtime soup. And I love soup. And I love spring. So all in all I can heartily recommend this full-flavor experience for your senses. Given that there is an element of time involved in gathering the ingredients, the soup ends up being much more than a meal: It’s a zen moment…

Video: Foraging for Nettles.

A few years ago, a friend of mine shared with me that one of her favorite things about springtime was the nettles. Huh? I thought it sounded kind of silly. I had spent my whole life up to that point avidly trying to avoid their sting on hiking trails. Eating them sounded like a fun…

Mother’s Day: Food, Photos, Inspiration.

On Mother’s Day, I just wanted to turn up the music, open the windows, forage for food, and make a meal to give my family. Ever since we finished most of the kitchen remodel, I have been deeply in love with just putzing around the kitchen, snipping a bit of this and chopping a bit…

First Video.

It’s a small start, but it gives a little view of our piece of earth and where I’m at with our planting. More to come. Give this one a look-see and leave a comment (even a one-word or one-liner) to let me know you stopped by! Thank you!!!  

Planting Season.

At long last, planting season has finally really arrived here in our neck of the woods in the Pacific Northwest. I feel a bit breathless from all the waiting. I’ve been dreaming about this gardening space for two years, and planning it out for the past five months. The garden beds, representing months of periodic…