beet cake – take 2

Mondays are supposed to be my alone days... they are supposed to be a day that I get the housework and laundry done in silence...  a day where I can ponder the events of the weekend and decide all the ways I should become a better person... everyone should get to be alone on Mondays...... Continue Reading →

Opa in the Field

yay...  a few hours of combining took place!  on the menu tonight was Opa pitas with pork souvlaki, greek salad and nectarine upside down cake with whipped cream... when we go to the mall, my favourite food court go to is Opa...  and did you know that you are able to purchase their pita bread... Continue Reading →

seeding meal #3 

this has been the hottest seeding on record... and by that I mean I have not kept any records and I actually don't know how warm it got today... nor do I know the history of how hot the temperatures in late April/early May traditionally have been...  that statement was more of a 'hunch'... but... Continue Reading →

seeding meal #1

I listen to a lot of podcasts...  it used to be audiobooks and then I'd tell people I read the book...  but now I've moved on to podcasts...  and let me tell you, it is taking an afternoon in the kitchen to a whole new level... at times it is a level of missed ingredients,... Continue Reading →

meal to the field #10

I'm in Calgary watching Food Network with two of my children in a hotel room... while the farmer is combining canola... and we aren't in Austin... yes, Austin... if you have been anywhere near me lately you have heard me complain... and then I complained on Facebook today just to really make sure I didn't... Continue Reading →

meal to the field #5

disclaimer... this meal is not very healthy... unless you are a pro-athlete and burning insane amounts of calories per day you should not eat like this all the time... but it's harvest time... the time of year that farmer's finally make money and gain weight... (or this year just gain weight) and we get to... Continue Reading →

meal to the field #3 

my days are spent with mundane chores that I try to value and appreciate... making lunches, organizing plans for the day, making beds, cleaning bathrooms.... and then I get to cook...  now I didn't always love it... but when you have to do something - you make a choice - love it or get through... Continue Reading →

meal to the field #1

 the first meal to the field is always a little 'hairy'...  not sure when to cook things, when to pack them up...  when to cry because I'm overwhelmed... the first meal plan was: Hot Corned Beef Sandwiches Tammy's Buns Garlic Roasted Potatoes Fresh Corn Casserole Macaroni Salad Saskatoon Berry Crumble Cake the other wrinkle thrown... Continue Reading →

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