Weekend Kat Blogging: She’s Getting To Be a Big Girl

Kat’s growth and development continue apace; she is now able to talk quite well, and she narrates everything. She also knows some of her favorite books by heart and will pretty well recite them to herself–and everyone else–at any given opportunity. Which, fortunately, is really, really cute. She is cruising toward potty-training on her own. […]

Broccoli Rabe Saute–Indian Style

The number and type of greens available at the Athens Farmer’s Market expands every season; this year, Larry and Kim Cowdery of Cowdery Farms, have had success with one of my favorite greens–broccoli rabe. Also known as broccoli raab or rapini, this Italian brassica is closely related to turnips, and is similar to my favorite […]

Farming In The City

Farming in the city doesn’t sound as, well, sexy as “Sex In The City,” but it is still a catchy title. As most of my longtime readers know, I grew up half in the city and half on a farm. On the weekdays, I lived in Charleston, West Virginia, where I attended the closest things […]

Palak Dal–South Indian Style

When I was a little girl, I loved spinach. I loved it raw, I loved it cooked, I ate it frozen or canned. It didn’t matter. It was my favorite vegetable. (And not just because Popeye loved it, either. I just loved the taste of it.) So, it should come as no surprise that when […]

The Importance of Vitamin D

I haven’t posted for a few days because I have been in miserable pain for about three days now and have had trouble sleeping because of it. So my usual ability to string together coherent, and at times, aesthetically pleasing sentences has been at an all-time low. However, I finally got to see my doctor […]

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