I grew up gardening and cooking - in the city. Over the past few years I've come to realize that my family's way of life was vastly different than most: raising rabbits for meat, putting up the harvest, baking bread every week. I think these are lost arts. This blog is an attempt to document this way and to help others to achieve it in a modern world.


Snout-to-tail living

Rustic Loaf and Breadboard
Winter Flavors
Food Preparation
Vegan Trio

Dryad's Saddle Mushroom Duxelles

When out hunting for morel mushrooms in May, be on the look out for these tasty (and often over-looked) fungi. The Dryad's Saddle, or...

Weekly Lunch

It's hard to eat healthy foods at lunch and not spend a fortune with expensive restaurant salads, pricey "grain bowls" from trendy...

Chicken Nuggets!

So, I while back, I did one of those fad no-carb diets. (Don't judge me - you tried it, too). :D While the diet was terrible, this was...

Local Seed Swap

Happy National Seed Swap Day! This morning, I participated in my local seed swap, held at our library, and sponsored by the University of...