As I type this, I’m looking out at the daylilies in my garden. These aren’t hybrids or cultivars, but the plain old ditch lilies that grace the sides of so many country roads. These are the daylilies that not only feed the gardener’s soul, but also the forager’s stomach. Read more
I will never waste your time with garnish.
Yes, garnish is pretty, but if it doesn’t contribute something more, like flavor, scent, or surprise, it’s not worth my time. Or yours. Read more
What Makes a Dirty Martini Dirty?
Rumor has it that the dirty martini was created at Yalta, when FDR, Churchill, and Stalin met to determine the fate of post WWII Europe. Apparently the allies did a lot of drinking as they worked long into the night. Read more
Daylilies are wild food superstars, providing four different edible parts during the growing season. I’d be hard pressed to choose which part is my favorite, so don’t try to pin me down. Read more