Tag Archives: Strawberries

Strawberry-Rhubarb Pie

One of the best things about being part of a CSA is that it’s a complete grab bag. You never quite know what you’re going to end up getting in your weekly haul of goods.

This week I was presented with a bundle of Rhubarb and after careful thought and consideration I made my choice. Keep your fork, everyone, there’s pie!! Continue reading

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An open letter to a bird.

I didn’t plan to have to battle another creature for control of my garden. I didn’t plan it, and I don’t want to continue this war. The strawberries are mine, so I say to you, Mr. Bird, get off my balcony! Continue reading

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Birthday Shortcake

I celebrated my birthday this week and to celebrate I decided to make myself some strawberry shortcakes instead of the “traditional” birthday cake. Why did I do this?

Well, the first reason is that I am just not a huge fan of cakes from a store (even birthday cakes), but the second reason is that it is strawberry season! Continue reading

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Garden ’09: Week 4

Has it only been a month? My plants have started growing like there is no tomorrow! At this rate I’ll be harvesting much sooner than I thought… it’s amazing! I also finally have my warm-weather growers… whoo!

I really can’t wait to start cooking with these guys… nothing like fresh-picked flavor! Continue reading

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Garden ‘09: Week 2

The thing about gardens is that it is a lot of waiting. It’s kind of funny, plants have been around for millions of years, but for some reason I seem to think that if I’m not here to watch over them they won’t last.

Anyway, so far I’m two weeks in and the garden is looking great! I can’t wait to start cooking with it all! Continue reading

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