PRAIRIE FARE What’s the “Exertion Value” of Gardening?
Are you teaching me how to plant things so someday I can teach my little girl? my daughter asked. We were planting flowers and tomato and pepper plants. She was about 7 at the time.
Thats ... Posted on 7/3/14 at 10:36 AM
AMY'S RANCH SLANTS It's Rhubarb Season!
One of my favorite summer treats is having rhubarb.
For those who have never experienced tasting rhubarb, its very tart, and like chokecherries, its consumed after its been cooked with sugar. Rhubar... Posted on 6/29/11 at 8:00 PM
I experienced something like the telephone game last week, except this time,
social media in the form of Facebook served as the "telephone." As with the
telephone game, by the time the message reached people and was repeated, it was a bit distorted.
All eyes were on rhubarb after the cold temperature blast. I had no idea people
liked rhubarb this much.
My mother loved rhubarb. As I was cutting off the leaves of some freshly picked rhubarb — a gift from daughter Laura’s landlady — I closed my eyes. I was back in mom’s kitchen learning how to chop up rhubarb.
I remembered my mom’s words as I measured flour, brown sugar and oats into the bowl of my food processor. As clear as the music of the birds outside my kitchen window, I could hear her say, “Oh, don’t be such a lazy Susan.”
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