Summer in Texas

We’ve got two of the main vegetable beds in, and the supplies for another. Our plans are for four more beds on the hill, plus another long bed along the back fence. Adding a bed a year seems doable. Bed the First has tomatoes, tomatillos, serranos, and jalapenos. Bed the Second has lettuce, radishes, kale, and parsley. There is a large dill at one end, but it’s currently under assault by monarch caterpillars, so I don’t expect it to survive. Continue Reading ››

Mostly Spinach

Simple is mostly better. Mostly. Simple spinach is just dang boring. This was my lunch today. My work provides china and silverware. 😀 I like that very much, thank you. Anywho, lunch. Last night we had these wonderful steaks that Mr. Pumpkin grilled. I had a bag of spinach and 2 strips of leftover bacon from breakfast. What to do…. Mostly Spinach Bacon grease, 2 tablespoons, maybe more 1 chopped shallot 3 cloves of garlic, sliced and then chopped. * Continue Reading ››