Preserving the Harvest :: Simple Frozen Soup Packs

A few years ago, as I stared at mounds of produce from the garden and farmers’ market, mentally preparing myself for the work of making pot after pot of soup to freeze for the winter, my husband asked why I was going to actually cook all the soup then, rather than just freeze the ingredients.… Continue reading Preserving the Harvest :: Simple Frozen Soup Packs

Fermented Chard Stalks

Today as I was harvesting swiss chard from the garden, the idea to pickle the stalks struck me. Thanks to the wisdom of my dear friend, Adrienne, I remembered that you can really ferment just about anything. I cut off the stalks and set aside the leaves to freeze for smoothies, omelettes and casseroles, and… Continue reading Fermented Chard Stalks