Posted in May 2012

Trying it now: Making Dill Pickles

Trying it now: Making Dill Pickles

Our little gardens are growing three things right now: pumpkins (nothing promising yet), tomatoes (slowly coming, tasting great so far), and cucumbers. The cucumbers by far have been the most productive. I had 12 pickling cucumbers in my fridge yesterday, with many more little ones on the vine, so I decided it was time to break out the … Continue reading

Trying it now: Homemade Vanilla

Trying it now: Homemade Vanilla

My fingers smell fantastic. I just keep sniffing them. I am making homemade vanilla, for the first time. I have been dying to try this for over a year, and finally, finally I ordered vanilla beans from Amazon. For 1/4lb “Premium Bourbon-Madagascar” vanilla beans, about 27 beans, I paid around $12, and also ordered some sweet almond oil (something else … Continue reading

Trying it now: Selling Our House

It has been a loooooooooooooooooong time since my last post. An embarassing long time since my last post. A few things have come up, I might post one, but I am still on the fence about it. However, I will post about the latest to occupy every spare minute of my time: selling a house. … Continue reading