Rosemary Jelly

It was a truly productive weekend last weekend. I made two batches of jelly; rosemary jelly (which I’m sharing today) and lemon mint jelly.

7 years ago

Apricot Logs

One of my favourite treats from the bulk section of the grocery store are apricot logs. These are little tubes…

7 years ago

Belgian Waffle Cookies: Lukken

Like a richer, buttery-er, heftier version of a pizzelle, lukkens are a traditional Belgian waffle cookie usually made on a lukken press or lukken iron (Lukijyer).

7 years ago

Picture Tuesday

Kale and I went on an adventure tonight. I wasn’t really in the mood to spend another night at home,…

7 years ago

Summer Days

Summer breeze, makes me feel fine, blowing through the jasmine in my mind.

7 years ago
Graphic showing the difference in egg laying hens conditions.

Cost of Keeping Chickens

I saw this graphic pop up on Facebook this morning, and thought I’d share it here:   We get asked…

7 years ago

What I’m Into These Days

Mad Men: I’ve been getting really into Mad Men these days. We have Netflix and so I’ve been watching starting…

7 years ago

Urban Homesteader Problems

We have another broody chicken. I don’t think I’ve mentioned this yet, but about a month ago, Noodle became broody.…

7 years ago

Kale turns four

Today Kale is four. It is as hot today as it was the day he was born.  It was just…

7 years ago

Safari: Lonsdale Quay

Way back when I first moved to Vancouver in 1994, I worked at a vitamin shop in North Vancouver and…

7 years ago