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We garden where it’s high and oh so dry…where the deer and the buffalo roam.

I guess I better start calling this my almost weekly column, Stuff That Works, since I let more than a week go by and am just now getting around to size up my list. But it's a dandy! Bought all the stuff to make this apple...

Folks, I've been suffering from a nasty NASTY case of cabin fever and thus, you will be subjected to a new weekly column titled "Stuff That Works." Yup, stole that title from a favorite song by my other boyfriend, Guy Clark: (on the album, Dublin Blues, 1995) ....

When you are scrambling around to gather up the last of the season's tomatoes, don't forget this incredibly delicious way of dealing with too many green tomatoes. Of course, the tiny green cherry tomatoes should be pickled as a snazzy alternative to martini olives. I borrowed...

Once again, the terrific folks at the University of Idaho Experimental Station and Orchards will be hosting their open house for tasting and discussions on September 14th. Here's the skinny:   University of Idaho, College of Agricultural and Life Science, Parma Research and Extension Center Pomology Program Annual...

This is the time of year I go all out in the kitchen. Canning time. I've got bread and butter pickles to make by the boatload, dill pickles if the Flyboy is nice to me, and I just came across these two recipes over on...

In honor of Garden Blogger's Bloom Day, I offer this: Thanks to Carol of May Dreams Gardens for the monthly round up!...

Stunningly beautiful quote from Ms Dillard and An American Childhood. The opening sentence: When everything else has gone from my brain-the president's name, the state capitals, the neighborhoods where I lived, and then my own name and what is was on earth I sought, and then...

From my gardenista friend, Theresa Madrid: Dear local foodies, I recently discovered a new farm and garden stand in Hyde Park across the street from the Stinker station (next to the snow cone shack). They sell lots of locally grown & organic produce, with their goal being to...