14 rhubarb recipes

It’s RHUBARB TIME!!! In case my use of all caps and exclamation marks has not clued you in: I AM EXCITED! Another clue as to my love for rhubarb is the number of rhubarb recipes on this website: no less…

Hiker’s cookies

In what feels like another lifetime, but in reality was just two weeks ago, we visited Drenthe, one of the northern provinces in the Netherlands. I was going to be giving three talks on gardening there within four days and…

Week of eating from the garden – September

Can it always be September please? It’s probably my favourite month for homegrown produce – we’re still harvesting most of the summer vegetables while fall fruit is abundant as well. This year, our tomato harvest in particular has been magnificent…

18 goals for 2018 recap

Are you a goal-setter? For me, it kind of goes with the territory –  since I’m self-employed, I have to set goals constantly or else I’d get very little done. I even set goals for my garden and last year…

Our Thanksgiving feast

This year was the second year we hosted a Thanksgiving dinner. Since my husband is Dutch and I’m Czech, Thanksgiving is part of neither mine nor his cultural heritage. But there’s a lot in our lives to be thankful for,…

Best winter squash cake + 7 variations

Dear friends, I apologize for not writing in this space in a looooong time! The reason is I’d actually been writing a lot elsewhere: my English book ‘Edible Paradise’ is finally finished and getting designed as we speak! I’ll share…